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Glazed Ham with Pineapple   HT MC English 180mins

Serves 6-8    Hot  Pork  Bacon  Fruit  Spices   Main Course  Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless   England British Europe


Ingredients
2.2kg/5lb Joint of Gammon
10 Whole Cloves           
1 x 400g/14oz tin Pineapple Rings in heavy syrup
50g/2oz Dark Brown Sugar
8 Whole Maraschino Cherries

Instructions

1. Stick the cloves into the ham and place in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water, bring to the boil then reduce the heat, partially cover and cook for 2 hours. Make sure the water is only just bubbling as too fast cooking make the meat tough.

2. Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas Mark 3 and drain the juice from the pineapple rings into a medium bowl and stir in the brown sugar. Set aside.

3. Remove the ham from the saucepan, cut off the rind, score the fat into large diamond shapes, place the ham in a deep roasting tin then coat all over with half the sugar mixture.

4. Arrange the pineapple rings over the outside of the ham, place a maraschino cherry in the centre of each pineapple ring, and secure with a toothpick.

5. Brush the remaining sugar mixture over the top of the ham and pineapple then roast for 40-50 minutes, basting frequently.

A nice alternative at Christmas or Easter
 

 

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