Glazed Ham. This ham was so good it turned out extremely tender. I didn't debone it but cut a checkerboard pattern on the top of the ham and poured the glaze over. returned the ham to the oven for another half hour and sliced. Brown Sugar Mustard Glazed Ham is the perfect juicy centrepiece for your Christmas dinner table!
Remember to score a crisscross pattern into the rind of your ham before applying. This will catch the glaze maximizing flavor and tenderizing the meat. A fruity, tangy ham glaze recipe made with hot English mustard, orange marmalade, honey, and apricot jam is a cinch to put together, and it will dress up your baked ham with extra flavor and shine. You can make Glazed Ham using 5 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you make it.
Ingredients of Glazed Ham
- It’s 1 of as needed Half or whole ham.
- Prepare 1 cup of Jam: apricot is my favorite, but others work well too.
- Prepare 3 tbsp of Apple cider vinegar.
- It’s 1 tbsp of Spicy mustard (any variety).
- Prepare 1 dash of Ground cloves.
Score the surface of the ham in a diamond pattern. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Heat remaining glaze to serve with sliced ham.
Glazed Ham instructions
- Prepare ham by locating the fat cap and slicing the top layer of rind off, but leave a layer of the fat over the meat..
- Next cut a cross hatch (diamond) pattern across the fat layer, but not through the meat..
- Bake the ham covered at 350°F according to cooking time for the weight of your ham. Will take about 10 minutes per pound..
- Mix glaze ingredients and set aside until last hour of cooking time..
- ***When about one hour is remaining for the cooking time, remove cover and begin basting the ham with the glaze every 15 minutes***.
- Let ham rest 20 minutes or so before slicing and serving..
Remove the ham from the oven, transfer to a cutting board and carve. Remove the ham from the oven and discard the piece of foil. The glaze will be thick, but the heat of the ham will help you spread it evenly. A shiny, crispy-edged glazed ham is an iconic holiday centerpiece second only, perhaps, to roast turkey. This easy, holiday-ready recipe yields a crunchy, sweet crust and juicy interior—all you need to worry about is getting the best-quality smoked, bone-in ham you can find and that fits the budget (seek out a good butcher or meat counter at a market or grocery store you trust).