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  • 1 pound cooked ham, ground or very finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean bulk pork sausage
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons very finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 cups fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • oil for deep frying
  • Dipping Sauce, see below


In a large bowl, combine ham, sausage, onion, bell pepper, bread crumbs, eggs, milk, brown sugar and mustard, mixing well. Shape into 1-inch balls. Heat oil in the deep fryer to 360 degrees. Fry ham balls in batches until crispy brown and cooked through, about 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Keep warm in a low oven on a paper towel-lined cookie sheet. Serve with Sweet and Sour Sauce, Jezebel Sauce.
Makes 3 to 4 dozen ham bites.


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