Good News, Good Food: Mom Murphy's Ham cubes

Good News, Good Food: Mom Murphy's Ham cubes

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - This recipe was prepared live on Morning Break and features a great party treat from 'Mom Murphy's Treasured Recipes'. Author Frances Murphy is a 92-year-old Winston-Salem woman who recently fulfilled her dream of publishing a cookbook.

Mom Murphy's Fried Ham Cubes (From 'Mom Murphy's Treasured Recipes)


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • ½  cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 ½ cups bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 ½ lb boneless, fully cooked ham, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • Oil for frying


  1. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs and milk. In another bowl, combine bread crumbs, cheese and parsley. Dip ham cubes in egg mixture, then roll in crumb mixture.
  2. In a skillet, heat ¼ inch of oil to 375 degrees. Fry ham cubes, a few at a time, for 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

While her goal was to simply make a keepsake to give to her family as Christmas presents, to date, Mrs. Murphy has sold more than 600 copies of her book on Amazon. For a link to purchase a copy of the book click here.

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