Honey-Glazed Fresh Ham Recipe

Honey-Glazed Fresh Ham
Valaer Murray

Ingredients

  •   7-pound boneless fresh ham (rump cut)*
  • 2/3 cups  apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons  whole-grain mustard
  • 1/4  cup  olive oil
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cups  brown sugar
  • 1  cup  honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon  ground cloves

In my family, there's always a honey-baked ham on the table during the holidays, and while the moist, pink meat that's been cured and then glazed and baked is what most of us think of as "ham," fresh, uncured ham is another great option for holiday dining. Sold as either bone-in or boneless, a fresh ham is a rump cut that can be cooked much like a pork roast, but glazed like a traditional honey-baked ham.

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Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wash and pat dry the ham. Remove the rind, leaving a ¼-inch halo of fat. Mix together the vinegar, mustard, and oil. Spread the boneless ham on a work surface and, with a sharp knife, score the fat in a diamond-shaped pattern and then season with salt and pepper all sides. Pour the marinade over both the inside and outside of the ham. Using kitchen twine, roll and tie the ham, making sure that the fat is on the outside.

Place the ham in the oven and cook for 3 hours. Meanwhile, mix together the brown sugar, honey, and cloves until smooth. Take the ham out of the oven and spread the glaze evenly over the outside of the ham. Put back in the oven for another 30 minutes. Remove and let cool for 20 minutes before carving.

Notes

Tools: Kitchen twine

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

798 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

40%

Servings:

10
  • Fat 39g 60%
  • Carbs 45g 15%
  • Saturated 12g 60%
  • Fiber 0g 1%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 44g
  • Monounsaturated 18g
  • Polyunsaturated 7g
  • Protein 65g 129%
  • Cholesterol 200mg 67%
  • Sodium 529mg 22%
  • Calcium 59mg 6%
  • Magnesium 69mg 17%
  • Potassium 1,191mg 34%
  • Iron 2mg 13%
  • Zinc 6mg 37%
  • Phosphorus 693mg 99%
  • Vitamin A 16µg 2%
  • Vitamin C 0mg 0%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 106%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 59%
  • Niacin (B3) 18mg 90%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 81%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 21%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 7%
  • Vitamin K 4µg 5%
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