Fried Ham, Cherry & Bread Salad

Fried Ham, Cherry & Bread Salad
The perfect Boxing day breakfast, full of protein and Christmas flavours.

Serves 4

2 tbsp orange marmalade
2 tbsp olive oil, extra for brushing
500g ham steaks
12 slices baguette
1 radicchio, cut into wedges
4 eggs, refrigerated
200g cherries, pitted and torn
⅓ cup parsley leaves

Parsley Dressing
1 tsp Dijon mustard

½ garlic clove, crushed
2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp finely chopped parsley

Preheat oven to 180°C. For parsley dressing, whisk all ingredients together; set aside.

Whisk marmalade, 1 tablespoon of oil and 2 tablespoons of water together until smooth in a large bowl. Add ham; toss to coat.

Brush bread with oil; bake for 20 minutes or until crisp.

Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Combine remaining oil with radicchio; season. Cook for 1-2 minutes each side; set aside. Cook ham 2 minutes each side; set aside.

Boil eggs for 6 minutes; run under cold water. Peel.

Arrange radicchio, ham, bread, cherries, eggs and parsley on a platter. Drizzle with dressing; serve.


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