Ham with Red Eye Gravy
2 slices ham steaks (each 1/2" thick)
4 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 cup brewed black coffee-cold
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
Place butter in a large skillet and place over medium heat. When butter foams, add ham steak.
Cook until nicely browned on both sides. Remove ham to plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
Add brown sugar to pan, stirring until dissolved. Place coffee in a jar with a tight fitting cover and add flour.
Shake vigorously to remove lumps then add to pan.
Bring to a boil and stir until gravy thickens.
Reduce heat and cook another 3 to 4 minutes.
Return ham slices to pan to re-warm and slather with gravy.
Pairs Well With
Serve with buttery cornmeal grits and fried eggs for a traditional Southern breakfast or a quick supper.