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honey, orange & mustard glazed ham

honey, orange & mustard glazed ham
honey, orange & mustard glazed ham

prep time: 15min

cooking time: 1.5hr

this recipe is free from gluten, dairy and sugar.



nitrate-free, pasture-raised or organic ham on the bone

2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice

1/2 cup honey

3 tbsp seeded mustard

zest of 1 orange, finely grated

approx. 30 cloves



1. to a saucepan add orange juice, honey, mustard and orange zest, whisk to combine. simmer over medium heat until begins to slightly thicken. set aside to cool. pre-heat oven to 180ºC.

2. use a sharp knife to score the skin around ham hock. use fingers to peel back the skin around the ham leaving the fat intact.

3. use a sharp knife to score through the fat in a criss-cross pattern (be careful not to cut through the meat).

4. brush ham with a generous amount of glaze.

5. pierce a clove into each diamond.

6. place ham in a roasting pan and cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until it starts to colour.

7. remove from oven and brush again with remaining glaze and put back into the oven for another 15-20 minutes or until the top of the ham has caramelised. (repeat until caramelised).


recipe by @myfoodreligion


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