Weber’s Charcoal Grilling was the source for this recipe called Honey Glazed Ham with Black Eyed Peas and while I was prepping this recipe I fired up the BGE for smoking and threw on some sweet potatoes. When It was almost time to grill the ham steaks I put the sweet potatoes in a 225 degree oven for the last 15 minutes. This was the last meal I made for the guys working on my grill gazebo and it was a big hit. Hamsteak is my favorite meal, so it was a big hit with me.
The smoked sweet potatoes were rubbed with EVOO and seasoned with Kosher salt & black pepper. They are on an SR potato rack.
The sweet potatoes are on and will cook at 225 for 2 hours. I threw on a medium sized hickory chunk every hour.
The black eyed peas salsa used black eyed peas (duh), diced tomatoes, finely chopped Italian parsley, sliced scallions, EVOO, Kosher salt and black pepper.
The ingredients are cut up, measured out and are ready to mix.
The finished black eyed peas salsa is kept out at room temperature for 2 hours to help blend the flavors.
It is time to start grilling the hamsteaks, so the potatoes will finish up in the oven. Once the potatoes are off the Egg, I removed the Plate Setter & s/s grill and put in the cast iron grill and cranked the Egg up to 450 degrees for direct grilling the hamsteaks.
The glaze for the ham used Dijon mustard, chili powder, honey & EVOO.
The finished glaze & hamsteaks are ready to go out to the grill.
the hamsteaks are on the Egg.
The hamsteaks grilled for 8 minutes at 450 degrees and were turned 4 times.
The steaks are glazed with the honey glaze and grilled for 1-2 more minutes more. Glazing the steaks took another minute for a total of 3 minutes, In hindsight I should have pulled the steaks off to glaze them or reduce the cooking time to the 1 minute, not 2. They were starting to char on the back side, not too badly but lesson learned.
Time to eat! Honey Glazed Ham Steaks with Black Eyed Peas & Smoked Sweet Potatoes.
This meal had some great complimentary flavors going on. The honey & mustard in the glaze tasted great with the ham and the sweet potatoes are a natural pairing. The black eyed peas salsa was also a great pairing. This was the first time I think I’ve had black eyed peas and it certainly won’t be the last.