Redeye Gravy
Recipe from Taste of the South

Redeye Gravy

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
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    (1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick) country ham slices*
  • 2/3  cup 
    strongly brewed coffee
In a large cast-iron skillet, fry ham in batches, covered, over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes, or until browned, turning once. Remove ham from skillet and keep warm.
Increase heat to medium-high. When ham drippings begin to smoke, add coffee, scraping bottom of pan to loosen browned bits. Stir well. Simmer for 2 minutes. Serve immediately with ham slices.

*If country ham slices don't have much fat, it may be necessary to add a small amount of vegetable oil or bacon grease to the skillet when frying.
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