Molasses Black Pepper Glazed Ham

Molasses Black Pepper Glazed Ham

Ready in 45 minutes
2 review(s) averaging 3. 100% would make again

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1 bone-in smoked ham; 10-12 pounds, fully cooked
2 cups Orange juice
1/4 cup Honey
1/4 cup Molasses
2 tablespoons Brown sugar
2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper

Original recipe makes 20



Place ham in shallow roasting pan; score a diamond pattern about 1/8-inch thick into the upper surface of the ham. Position rack in the lower third of the oven; heat to 325 degrees F. Place ham in oven and bake until internal temperature, as measured with a meat thermometer, reads 130 degrees F., about 1 1/2-2 hours.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan bring the orange juice to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer and reduce the orange juice by about half, stirring occasionally, about 15-20 minutes. Stir in honey, molasses, brown sugar, mustard and pepper. Simmer slowly until thickened, about 25-30 minutes. Set aside.

When ham reaches 130 degrees F., start basting: Using a pastry brush, brush the glaze generously on all surfaces of the ham. Continue to bake for 10 minutes; baste again two more times, until internal temperature of ham reaches 140 degrees F. Remove from the oven and let the ham rest in roasting pan on a rack for at least 10 minutes, or up to 30 minutes. Baste with the drippings in the bottom of the pan a few times before carving.


Republished with permission, National Pork Council

This recipe was developed by Chef Kent Rathbun of Abacus Restaurant in Dallas.


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This recipe was fast and simple to make but went over well at dinner. I would make it again
stiches 8 years ago

Republished with permission, National Pork Council This recipe was developed by Chef Kent Rathbun of Abacus Restaurant in Dallas. [I posted this recipe.]
tyson 10 years ago

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