Chile-Brined Fresh Ham

Author: 
Ryan Farr
  • 4 Cups  kosher salt
  • 2 Cups  sugar
  • 6 quarts  cold water
  • 1 Cup  black peppercorns, crushed
  • 5 Ounces  Thai or serrano chiles, stemmed and finely chopped
  • whole cloves
  • 4 Cups  ice cubes
  •   One 18-pound, bone-in fresh ham, with skin
  • 2 Cups  low-sodium chicken broth
Butcher Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats in San Francisco likes to brine fresh ham in a chile-spiked liquid. The pork skin turns wonderfully crackly in the oven.

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Recipe Details

Preparation Time: 
30 minutes
Cooking Time: 
4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 
5 hours
Serves: 
10

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

389 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber, Low Fat Low Fat Abs, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:

19%

Servings:

10
  • Fat 14g 22%
  • Carbs 971g 324%
  • Saturated 5g 25%
  • Fiber 66g 265%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 812g
  • Monounsaturated 4g
  • Polyunsaturated 4g
  • Protein 47g 94%
  • Sodium 616,855mg 25,702%
  • Calcium 1,836mg 184%
  • Magnesium 599mg 150%
  • Potassium 4,751mg 136%
  • Iron 32mg 175%
  • Zinc 7mg 49%
  • Phosphorus 748mg 107%
  • Vitamin A 192µg 21%
  • Vitamin C 127mg 212%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 26%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 63%
  • Niacin (B3) 20mg 100%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 109%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 103µg 26%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 16%
  • Vitamin E 4mg 22%
  • Vitamin K 393µg 491%
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