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fried country ham and red eye gravy

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a recipe by
ginger skaggs
harrodsburg, KY

My great-aunt Naomi made this. It one of my favorites.

★★★★★ 1
serves variable
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For fried country ham and red eye gravy

  • sliced country ham steaks, desired amount
  • water
  • sugar
  • coffee

How To Make fried country ham and red eye gravy

  • 1
    Sprinkle sugar lightly in an iron skillet.
  • 2
    Add Country Ham.
  • 3
    Add enough water to cover bottom of skillet.
  • 4
    Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes then turn over and cook the other side for about the same length of time.
  • 5
    Add more water as needed. When the last slice of ham is done and water is almost evaporated add 1/4 cup of black coffee.
  • 6
    Stir well. You may want to add some extra water and stir again depending on the amount of Red -Eye you want. Very good over biscuits.

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