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jimmy's smoked ham

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Diane Atherton

It doesn't get better than hickory smoked! We have hickory trees on our property so we cut our own. It's fun taking a stroll in the woods to look for hickory especially when all the leaves have fallen from the trees. Jimmy built a very unique smoker/grill, you can smoke several pieces of meat at one time. BTW you don't have to have a home built smoker for this to work. Placing a turkey breast slightly under the ham and letting the drippings from the ham drip on to the breast, adds a wonderful flavor to the turkey. This ham soaked in coke alway turns out awesome!

(1 rating)
cook time 5 Hr
method Barbecue

Ingredients For jimmy's smoked ham

  • 1
    10-lb uncooked ham
  • 1 or 2
    2 liter coke
  • seasoning salt
  • hickory
  • charcoal

How To Make jimmy's smoked ham

  • 1
    Remove ham for refrigerater. Place in a large pot with coke and seaoning salt. Soak for 3 to 4 hours. NOTE: I soaked over night in the fridge.
  • 2
    Meanwhile soak hickory in water. NOTE: we cut our own hickery and soaked over night.
  • 3
    Place coals in smoker and fire them up. Once hot; place ham in smoker; add wet hickory on top of burning coals (this will smoke and that's what you want it to do). Add additional coals as needed.
  • 4
    Smoke for about 5 hours. Slice and serve. NOTE: If you are unsure of the status of your smoked ham, then heating the ham until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees will ensure that it is safe to eat. Read more: How to Determine Cooking Times for Smoked Ham |

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