Hawaiian Sauce--For Ham or Chicken

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is truly a wonderful accompaniment to ham that was served at a very nice local restaurant. It is served warm at the table--delicious. By changing the pineapple to chunks, it can be make for chicken.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. If doing this for chicken use pineapple chunks.
  2. Strain the pineapple.
  3. Place the juice of the can of pineapple and the two 6 ounce cans of pineapple juice in a saucepan.
  4. Add the two sugars and heat.
  5. Mix the cornstarch and water and stir into the pineapple mixture--stir till thick.
  6. Add the crushed pineapple and the cut up cherries along with the cherry juice.
  7. Put in gravy boat at serve warm at the table to be ladled over the ham on the plate.
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I followed your recipe right on down & served this twice, the first time as a dip for a ham-&-tortilla wrap, & that was delicious! Next it was as a sauce over baked chicken breasts ~ Outstanding! Now we're looking forward to having it as a dip for some homemade chicken tenders! Thanks for sharing this great recipe! [Made & reviewed in Bargain Basement recipe tag]

Sydney Mike December 19, 2011