Honey Roast Ham

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Honey Roast Ham

Is there anything better than a whole sweet sticky ham in the centre of the table for a family roast or entertaining with guests. It is a most impressive display and even better to taste.
Servings 12 -14 people
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs

Ingredients

  • 5-6 kg gammon joint
  • 2 onions peeled and quartered
  • 3 carrots peeled and chopped into thirds
  • 4 celery sticks halved
  • 1 tbsp  black peppercorns slightly crushed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 star anise

For glaze

  • Jar of cloves
  • 225 gr runny honey
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard (you can use wholegrain if you prefer the texture)

Instructions

  • Place the gammon joint into a large stock pot and add in the onions, celery, star anise, peppercorns, carrots and bay leaves. 
  • Cover with water and cook for around two and a half to three hours (work on 20 minutes per 500g).
  • Once cooked, remove from the pan and set aside to cool until cool enough to handle.
  • Preheat the oven to 200oc.
  • Remove the skin but leave on the fat and score into diamond shapes.
  • Place a clove into each diamond until the whole fat is covered with cloves.
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  • Mix the brown sugar, honey and mustard together in a bowl and brush all over the gammon.
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  • Place in the oven for 25-30 minutes basting with the sauce every ten minutes.
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  • Heat any remaining glaze in a pan and simmer until it becomes concentrated and thick and sticky.
  • Pour over the cooked gammon or serve on the side.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Ham, Honey, Roast

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