Ham and Pineapple Kabobs
Cooked ham and pineapple chunks threaded onto skewers and coated with a zesty, sweet glaze.
Cooked ham and pineapple chunks threaded onto skewers and coated with a zesty, sweet glaze.
these were great!! I made them when we were camping -- I used fresh pinapple, and since I forgot vinegar, I used some of the pinapple juice instead. I also used Dijon mustard, instead of plain mustard. My kids LOVED it, even my 6yr old picky eater. THey were also very easy to make -- a plus when camping. DOn"t forget to soak your skewer sticks if you are using wood ones, so they don't burn on the grill.Read More
To us, this was just ok. We followed the recipe to a tee except that I added a dash of soy sauce. It hardly makes any basting glaze at all so that's a problem. It's not a bad recipe, but not one that I would repeat either. If you like the taste of ham & pineapple, then you'll probably like this but don't expect much more...Read More
these were great!! I made them when we were camping -- I used fresh pinapple, and since I forgot vinegar, I used some of the pinapple juice instead. I also used Dijon mustard, instead of plain mustard. My kids LOVED it, even my 6yr old picky eater. THey were also very easy to make -- a plus when camping. DOn"t forget to soak your skewer sticks if you are using wood ones, so they don't burn on the grill.
Awesome recipe. I used a turkey ham chunk cut up into pieces since we do not eat pork very often. I also marinated cut up green peppers and mushrooms in another bowl and added to skewers. I served these over the coconut rice recipe on this site with some of the saved marinade from the veggies and wow! I have made these twice now and they will become a regular part of our meal plan. Thank you for something different for dinner!
Very simple to make (used George Froman grill) and pairs really well with white rice.
I added 2 tablespoons soy sauce for a bit of kick and to help lessen the sweetness. We loved it. I may add a clove of crushed garlic next time. I would suggest brushing the sauce on in the last minute of grilling...with all the sugar it burns quickly. My children ate their kabobs raw...I used precooked ham...and loved the sauce. This is definately a repeater!!
Excellent recipe!!!!! Delicious!!!! I used a honey roasted ham and fresh pineapple instead of canned..... I got rave reviews!!! Thanks for the recipe.... very simple and easy to make and cook!
This recipe was very good and REALLY easy. I used fresh pineapple and added a cap full of soy sauce to the glaze for a little more zing. You really can get this to the table start to finish in less than 30.
Very good! I brushed on the sauce at the end to keep it from burning. Pineapple on the grill, yummmmm! This one is a keeper too!
Great ham sauce, I did not have pineapple so I used peachers. This could also be used in the oven. Thanks
These were really good and definately should be made with fresh pineapple. I do think i might leave the ,mustard out next time. Wasn't sure if i loved it in there. But my company raved about it.
Very easy to make. Whole family loved it.
This tastes great however I would prepare it much differently. I don't think the kabob adds much and it is rather messy getting the marinated ham on the skewers. Instead I marinate nice thick slices of ham (not cubed) and grill the ham with large fresh slices of pineapple. It tastes just as good without the mess and shorter prep time. I also now marinate the ham overnight. This is a favorite at our house.
This was absolutely DELICIOUS! Everything about it was good. the coating mixture sound odd and a little bit gross but if you add everything to it it turns out delicious! I even like to double up on it and just cook the kabobs for longer in order to get more of the sweet glaze on there. I will make this again and again. I made it for a party once and they were the first platter gone. Also if you are wondering how to find good ham chunks, I found that "Jennie-O Lean Turkey Ham" is full of flavor and easy to cut into cubes.
Lovely! I was too lazy to use skewers, and it was too cold to go outside, so instead I placed the ham and pineapple in a casserole dish (after marinating overnight), then tucked it into the oven. Baked at 400-F for about 15 minutes, then broiled until the tops were carmelized. I also added cubed cooked sweet potatoes, and served with steamed white rice and soy sauce. Will definitely go into the rotation!
I've made this twice. The first time it was pretty good but the second time was amazing! I tripled the sauce and marinated the ham over night. Then while my husband grilled it I heated up the sauce to pour on top. Next time I'll just double the sauce. We served it over white rice. Made excellent leftovers too.
Great recipe and easy to make. My whole family liked it.
Very good! The glaze browned it a little more than I anticipated, but everyone loved it, even my two children.
YUM! We really enjoyed this recipe. I had left-over ham in the freezer and this made a nice addition to our usual recipes. I used a fresh pineapple in place of canned. The sauce was very tasty but there was not enough to richly glaze. While grilling I had to run back in the house and make more. I suggest you double the sauce. I will be making this again and adding it to my "ham" folder in my recipe box. This was very quick and easy to make. I served it with white rice and stewed tomatoes. Thank you Lindsay Perejma for sharing!
Yummy, made them and doubled the sauce recipe as we like a lot of sauce and extra for dipping
I make this a few times a year, and it is always a hit. I usually double or triple the sauce, and baste with it. I can't say strongly enough to only grill this. Don't try it in the oven or any other way. Grill only. If you cannot grill it, try another recipe. But, try this one! We love it! Usually serve with coconut rice.
To us, this was just ok. We followed the recipe to a tee except that I added a dash of soy sauce. It hardly makes any basting glaze at all so that's a problem. It's not a bad recipe, but not one that I would repeat either. If you like the taste of ham & pineapple, then you'll probably like this but don't expect much more...
This was a great addition to my daughter's luau. The sauce is sweet and compliments the ham and pineapple well. We even added marischino cherries to the kabobs. But it was pouring rain the day of our luau, so I had to broil the kabobs in the oven instead. I would suggest marinating at least the ham in the brown sugar sauce before grilling so that the flavor gloms on.
These were very good and so easy! Great way to use up some extra ham. Yummy!
I got this recipe in my email, and decided to forward it to my mom to try since she had left-over ham that she could use. She said it was fabulous and she cannot wait to try the sauce over chicken also. I, unfortunately, did not get a chance to try it, as it was gobbled up right away and I wasn't there!
Love it!! It tastes so good. I followed the recipe ecactly and it was perfect. I can't stop making it!
What a great, simple recipe!
These were a huge hit at my Hawaiian themed party this weekend. I used fresh cut pineapple, Black Forest ham and used whole grain mustard in the sauce. They were best when hot and fresh off the grill. Mahalo for a great recipe!
My daughter picked this recipe for a school project. We omitted the mustard and used two tablespoons of rasperry preserves in our mixture for basting while grilling over a low heat. We added cubed onion and green and red peppers to our kabobs. We served it with rice and glazed carrotts as our side dish. They were very tasty. Will make again.
These were really good. I added some chives, crushed red pepper, soy sauce, and garlic to the sauce. I also saved the sauce until near the end of cooking time as recommended. I served these with onion rice. I will make these again for company but next time I will double the sauce and heat it on the side burner of my grill to spoon over white rice. I will also add green peppers and onions to the skewers. A wonderful way to use up leftover pineapple and frozen ham in the summer.
Made just as is, with the Island Fried Rice from this website; what a great combination! The glaze was the perfect mixture of tangy and sweet and complimented both the ham and the fruit beautifully! Only difference was using chunked fresh pineapple. Delicious. Can't wait to use this glaze on pork chops, perhaps with grilled pineapple on the side!
I also stuck on some onions and potatoes. I loved this and was able to use up some left over ham.
Excellent! My family loved them.
John liked it, AJ (4) had to be coaxed, then he liked it.
Thank you so much for an easy and delicious recipe! I made this for a tailgate and EVERYONE asked me for the recipe!
Our friend gave us a Hawaiian pineapple and I thought I'd try this recipe. It was delicious and even our youngest picky eater enjoyed it! I doubled the sauce and used Jalapeno mustard for a little zip. Served with rice it was a nice light dinner and something new. I will make it again. Fresh pineapple (if you can get it) is the best!
These were pretty good. I doubled the sauce and added soy sauce and minced garlic as others suggested. Sauce was wonderful. I marinated the ham in the sauce for a couple hours. The longer the better. I also added green pepper and marachino cherries for color to the kabobs.
The kids loved assembling the kabobs! We also added onion to ours and cooked them on the Foreman grill. It worked out great! Thanks!
I did mine a little different and was a hit for Easter. I did the ham and pineapple, with bbq sauce, however, I would spray the burner grids with a spray next time. Everyone seems to love them and I am now looking for something to add to them as a 3rd item. I like the rice idea listed here on the board..
So simple and good. Great first kabob for kids. We used canned pineapple and the glaze from the Kielbasa Apple Kabobs recipe on this site (as we made both). Excellent!
Rave reviews! I used honey dijon mustard and a little molasses for the glaze, fresh pineapple, and some green peppers. Serve with rice. MMMMmmmm...!
This is a delicious and easy recipe. It was a definite hit in my household and gave the recipe to my mom to try. Both her and my dad loved it and were going to make it again the same week! I will be passing this one on!!
Perfect with fresh pineapple and ham steaks that I had on hand.
Quick, easy and delicious!! The pineapple really sets the ham off.
delicious! I used Jennie-O's lean turkey ham, it was easy to cut up into chunks. I also had a fresh MAUI pineapple that I used as well. I made the sauce as is only I doubled it. very sweet and tasty with a slight teeny tang. I actually marinated the ham, cut into 1 inch cubes, in the sauce all day. I then soaked the skewers before putting on the ham and pineapple chunks. I made this with rice and potato salad. I drizzled some sauce over the kabobs as well as the rice for gravy. The kabobs went so fast! The fresh super sweet juicy pineapples also helped to make this kabobs as well. I served this with rice and, "Herbed Corn," also from this website. This is worth making again!
This was a hit with my family (and boyfriend)! I found the ham to be a bit dry - my mom suggested soaking it in ginger ale the night before to make it moister. I am thinking about making extra glaze next time to put on the rice because it was so good!
Delicious! I doubled the recipe and added a little pineapple juice to the sauce! COuldn't have been better!
No one (me, husband and kids-17 and 9) liked this recipe much, but we ate it. I followed the recipe exactly and thought it was too sweet. So, I added some soy sauce (a reviewer suggestion) to the white rice I had served with it and the combination was not good. Won't make this one again.
Pineapple and ham, sweet and salty, my favorite combo!
This was DELICIOUS & sooo simple!!! I doubled the sauce & added soy sauce & 1 minced garlic clove. After cubing the ham I marinated it for 30". I kept basting it after turning the skewers. The family loved it!!! You know how it takes to time to thread skewers & you only get tidbits of ham & pineapple; I would love to throw a whole ham & pineapple on the grill with the sauce & chow down!!! :) THANKS LINDSAY!!!
I love this recipe! I agree with others that it is kid-friendly. You don't really taste the mustard or vinegar. I served with coconut rice, which complemented it really well.
Cooked it on the grill and used fresh pineapple and I thought it was fabulous. Something diffent for a change. I also did not put on the glaze until the last few minutes due to the warnings of others.
I think we may try this with chicken or steak next time.
I made this for Easter dinner (wanted ham but don't really care for the traditional way) and it was a big hit! I doubled the recipe and marinaded the ham in the mixture for about 4 hours ahead of time. Served over brown rice and it was a great light meal. thanks!!
Served this for a family gathering and received great raves. Thanks for sharing
Excellent kabob!!! Fun and different, easy to prepare.
This was really delicious! I doubled the sauce and used marachino cherries and a bit of pineapple juice and let it marinate. I used thick cut ham steaks from Sam's Club and cut them in cubes, not salty at all. Get a good quality ham to use. We really liked this! Thanks!
Everyone in my family loved it, even the 2 yr. old! I would, however, say, grilling it on high heat makes the sauce burn on the meat. I think if I did it again I would grill it on a lower heat, so that the sauce caramelizes more. I also think that you could easily add some bell peppers to this, too.
Extremely kid friendly! Something about pieces of meat on a stick that make kids want to sit down to dinner. I used John Morrell ham chuncks and left off the pineapple,they were gone in seconds. For dh, I left off the brown sugar for his low carb and he enjoyed as well! I will be making this again! Its wonderful for a quick dinner! Gotta love those indoor grills.
Excellent! We used fresh pineapple and added onions and bell peppers, served over couscous. Next time we'll marinate in the sauce for a couple hours so flavors blend more, but it was really good as it was.
The timing of this recipe in the daily email was great. Whole, fresh pineapples were $3 off at Kroger--just $.99! I made this and it was easy and likable. I read comments, added a dash of soy sauce. While certainly likable, it was one-note. I think the basting sauce needs some fresh chili pepper, ginger, or citrus to give it depth. I think this would be a great recipe for picky kids as is. Of note, I served with a kale salad and Minute Rice brand multi-grain medley to give it a nutritional boost.
This was easy and tasty. I got an inch thick ham steak from the deli and used fresh pineapple. I served with Asian coconut rice from this website. Will make to bring to BBQ's
This was awesome! I added about a teaspoon of ground cloves, and marinated ham and pineapple over night. Tasted just like baked ham, but the flavor was all the way through not just on the top. Used the Forman grill, was fast and didn't heat up the kitchen WOO HOO baked ham in the summertime!
This was easy. It was a rainy today so took the suggestion of putting it under the broiler. Will use the grill next time and double the sauce.
Great recipe! Very easy to do, and I usually have all these ingredients on hand. Flavorful and makes a nice presentation when served on a bed of white rice.
Super awesome and super simple (I bought a "chunk" of John Martin ham and cubed it in advance & bought pre-cubed pineapple from the produce section in out grocery store because I hate cutting pineapple. And I'm lazy.)! I realized as I was prepping food/the grill for Mr. LTH to arrive/grill we were out of skewers, so mr. LTH grilled these in a grill basket instead. Mr. LTH was a bit lax on the basting, but they were still outstanding. Mr. LTH isn't a big fan of vinegar, so I was worried he wouldn't be a fan, but he never even noticed it was there! This will be a "repeater" in the LTH house. THANKS for the recipe, Lindsay Perejma!
This was simple, and really good; everyone in the family actually liked it! I used turkey ham (since we don't eat ham) and I added some colored peppers to the kabobs. It went perfect with rice and a Chinese veggie stir fry. I feel like the next time I make it I might add something else to the sauce (which I doubled)--something to thicken it up just a little bit, maybe? I'd like more of a 'glaze'. Also, I ended up having to put them in the oven--400, for fifteen minutes on each side, was perfect--I added sauce at the first flip, and then right before I pulled them out.
A favorite in our house and now that weather is warming up, I think I will make it tomorrow. Easy, easy recipe.
Excellent!! Definitely worth a five star rating! Made as directed but doubled everything except the pineapple. These cooked up perfectly on the grill. Used Kentucky Legend ham which was just delicious. The ham and pineapple caramelized suprisingly well. A hot grill is a must! Will make these again and again. Thanks for the recipe!
This is a VERY good recipe! It's best served with long grain white basmati rice covered in butter. At first I was a little worried about the glaze but it is really good and I actually double the glazing now for more flavor! Very yummy and easy to grill! I have found by making this several times that grilling them on high for a shorter amount of time renders less savory flavor than on a lower temperature for a longer amount of time does so i would suggest grilling on a lower temperature for a longer time. it's definitely worth it!
Delicious, simple dinner paired with rice. The Kids LOVED it and we plan to make it a regular.
We really enjoyed these...I did add a little soy sauce to the marinade and brushed the kabobs the last few minutes to avoid burning. Adding chunks of red onion and bell pepper to the kabob adds taste and crunchiness. Don't forget to soak wooden skewers!
The only thing I should have changed about this recipe is the serving size....I should have made A LOT more!!! Wow! This is wonderful!!! My picky 5 year old thought putting together his own skewer was lots of fun and even ate two skewers!! I think we'll be making and eating these often!
When I don't have time to put on the sticks and watch it on the grill, or just don't feel like taking the time, I fry up the ham and add the pineapple and all other items in a large pan, while making the rice. When ready, I put the rice on the bottom and top it with the ham/pineapple mix. Taste just the same and less time. I still like to put it on the stick when we are having company. Makes it look good.
This was a great recipe to use with leftover Sunday dinner ham. It was raining so I actually put them under the broiler. The flavor was good - but, I definitely think it would be better grilled as the recipe states. Next time I will marinate them before grilling instead of just basting them to get a stronger flavor.
Loved this!! I can't wait until the weather is nice again so I can make it again!
So easy, super quick, really good, inexpensive=5 stars =) I use fresh pineapple when I make this. Thanks for the recipe!
Absolutely delicious and so easy to prepare. I served this to a group of 14 for 4th of July. Fixed two per person and should have made more. What a winner!
Delicious! This is a perfect combination of flavors. The entire family loved these.
I altered this a little, so I don't know how helpful this review will be. I did not grill the kabobs, pan fried them instead. I used the honey ham glaze from this site. The kids liked them, thank you for a great idea.
Everyone loved this recipe. I did make some changes. I cubed some pork and let it marinade over night in the sauce. I did not marinade the pineapple, but I did bast it while it was cooking just like the recipes says. This recipe is a keeper!! Thanks!!
I used dijon mustard and 1tbl dk br sugar and 2tbl honey 1tbl apple cider vinegar everyone loved it
I didn't actually use the glaze in the recipe because I was in a major time pinch. I had some teriyaki glaze in the fridge and used that and it turned out great. I intend on using the full recipe at a later date, but I know it will be just as good if not better. Super easy to throw together. I let the kids, even the very young ones, help make dinner and they loved eating the kabobs. We ran out in no time, next time I will make twice as many.
These were good! I thought the glaze would have a little more taste to it but it really wasn't bad at all! I think I'll add a little more brown sugar next time. I will be making again.
Not a hit. The ham was dry, and we really couldn't taste the glaze at all. This would need a lot of tweaking to make it work for us.
Our two 14 year old boys made this. It was easy and very good. I would recommend this to everyone.
I used fresh pineapple. Way better!
This is great. My daughter had an activity at school and I prepared this dish. Everyone loved it.
Awesome! My husband who is extremely picky loved these. And very easy to make.
This marinade gives the ham a smoky rich flavor that's wonderful. These are so easy to prepare using canned or fresh pineapple. They also cook easily on the grill, and you don't have to worry about the meat not cooking all of the way. My family and friends loved the bits of ham that got a little well-done yummy.
I made this for tailgating at a football game and it turned out to be a big hit. All that I made dissappeared quickly, I didn’t make enough. it’s very easy to make and the sauce adds a great flavor to it. Highly recommend this!
Yes, I would make it again. I added soy sauce and used Dijon as some had suggested. I also broiled instead of grilling since I didn't have big chunks of ham and didn't want to mess around with skewers. I would have wanted more glaze for basting since the recipe didn't make a lot. Had it with brown rice. Yum
Very yummy! I did add cornstarch to the glaze and baked it in the oven though. Even my picky toddler ate it.
Mixed reviews from my family..... All kids happily ate it, including the son who usually rejects any type of cooked pineapple. But the hubby didn't like it, and the marinade wasn't what I expected given the positive reviews. Oh well.
It was OK, but not as impressive as the other recipes I've tried lately.
These were good but not that memorable, just okay. Decent enough flavours. Wouldn't go out of my way to make them again but it's a good recipe in a pinch.
Easy recipe for sweet kabobs.
Very yummy and super easy to make. We've made them 4 or 5 times now and love them on the barbecue or cooked stovetop (when weather not conducive to outdoor grilling). Thanks for a great keeper!