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Iberian Ham with Orange and Avocado Salad

This recipe for Iberian Ham with Orange and Avocado Salad has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

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A light, fresh, fruity salad topped with exquisite Iberian ham is a luxurious tapas dish. When lightly cooked, the intense nutty flavours of the ham really come into play like never before and combined with your favourite fruit and salad ingredients you can create your own gourmet Spanish treat.

Ingredients for Iberian Ham with Orange and Avocado Salad

1 sweet orange, peeled and sliced
1 avocado stoned, peeled and sliced
Half cucumber, sliced
2 strawberries, sliced
Pine nuts, roughly chopped
Extra virgin olive oil
4 - 5 slices Iberian bellota ham, cut into strips

How to make Iberian Ham with Orange and Avocado Salad

  • Arrange the salad ingredients on a large serving plate and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan and lightly toast the Iberian ham slices until they begin to go crispy and curl at the edges.
  • Arrange the ham on top of the salad and add a sprinkle of the pine nuts.
  • Serve as a tapas style salad with a chilled white Rioja for any special treat.

Serves 4

Iberian Ham with Orange and Avocado Salad

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams