Saturday, August 20, 2016

plantation ham cakes


  • Servings: 12
  • 2 cups ground ham
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 (10 ounce) package chopped frozen broccoli, thawed and drained
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons anise seed
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup grated asiago cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


    Preparation Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Ready Time: 20 mins

  • in a large bowl combine the ground ham, onion, broccoli and beaten eggs. mix with hands for 1 full minute, or until eggs are evenly absorbed into meat.
  • sprinkle anise seed, basil, garlic, salt, pepper, cornmeal and cheese over meat mixture and mix again with hands for 1 full minute, until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
  • heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. scoop about 3 ounces of ham mixture into hands and form patties about 1/2 inch thick. lay patties in skillet and cook for 3 to 5 minutes each side, or until browned. drain on paper towels. repeat until all of the mixture has been used, then serve hot.

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