Honey and orange glazed ham

Bright, fruity flavours.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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The bright, fruity flavours of citrus complement the rich, smokiness of Christmas hams and honey adds a delicious sweetness.


Honey and orange glazed ham
  • 5 kilogram cooked, boned leg ham
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind


Honey and orange glazed ham
  • 1
    Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C, positioning shelf in centre of oven.
  • 2
    Remove rind by cutting around ham knuckle and loosening with fingertips. Pull rind gently towards you in one piece.
  • 3
    Score ham fat by making shallow cuts in one direction diagonally across the fat, then in the opposite direction.
  • 4
    In a small bowl, combine sugar and mustard. Rub over ham. Place in a baking dish. Combine all other ingredients in a small jug. Pour over ham.
  • 5
    Bake for 35-40 minutes until caramelized, brushing with marinade every 10 minutes. Rest for 10 minutes before carving.

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