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Recipe From from Weber's Big Book of Grilling™ by Jamie Purviance and Sandra S. McRae

Southwest Ham Steaks

  • People

    Serves 4 to 6

  • Prep Time

    5 min.

  • Grilling Time

    12 to 15 min.

Serves 4 to 6
Prep Time
5 min.
Grilling Time
12 to 15 min.

the Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoon pure ground ancho chile
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon packed light brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 centre-cut smoked ham steak, 1.2 to 1.4 kilograms and 2.5 to 5 centimetres thick
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted


  • 01 Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (180°C to 230°C).
  • 02 In a small bowl combine the rub ingredients. Brush both sides of the ham steak with the melted butter and season evenly with the rub, pressing the spices into the meat.
  • 03 Brush the cooking grates clean. Grill the ham steak over direct medium heat, with the lid closed, until the surface is nicely browned, 12 to 15 minutes, turning once or twice. Remove from the grill and serve warm or at room temperature.