SWEET ALE GLAZED HAM

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Cured ham is leg meat that has been dry- or wet-cured. Hams are labeled according to the amount of water added to the ham during the curing process. Because the leg muscle is a well-exercised part of the hog, ham is surprisingly low in fat.


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Serves:

Group / 14-16

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

7 to 8 lb
bone-in ham half, spiral-cut, cooked, with honey glaze mix included
3/4 c
brown ale, or porter beer
1 tsp
mustard, grained
1/4 tsp
black pepper, freshly ground

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place ham, face down, on rack in shallow baking pan. Cover pan tightly with foil.

Bake in heated oven for
1 3/4 – 2 1/2 hours or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest portion (not touching bone) registers 135 degrees F. (about 15-18 minutes per pound).
2
Meanwhile, pour beer in small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.

Simmer, uncovered, until beer is reduced to 3 tablespoons, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat and cool slightly. Stir in glaze mix, mustard and pepper.
3
Remove ham from oven.

Increase oven heat to 425 degrees F.

Spread glaze mixture over ham.

Bake, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes to set glaze until 140 degrees F.

Remove ham from oven and cool slightly.

Loosely cover with foil and refrigerate until serving time or up to 1 day in advance.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American