Tahitian Ham and Rice

1 cup slivered cooked ham (5 oz.)
1 tsp. butter or margarine
1 can (8 oz.) fruit cocktail (drain; reserve juice)
1/2 cup chicken broth*, divided
1-1/2 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. prepared mustard
1/8 tsp. ground ginger
Dash of ground black pepper
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. sherry, optional
2 tsp. cornstarch
1/3 cup diced green pepper
1 cup hot cooked rice

Saute ham in butter until lightly browned. Stir in fruit syrup, 2-1/2 tbsp. broth, sugar, mustard, seasonings, and soy sauce. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes. Blend remaining broth and wine with cornstarch. Stir into ham mixture. Add fruit and green pepper. cook 5 minutes. Serve over beds of fluffy rice.

Makes 2 servings.

*Or use chicken bouillon cube or powder dissolved in 1/2 cup water.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana