Roast Leg of Ham | Pika Chakula

Roast Leg of Ham

2012-08-05

Ham studded with cloves, glazed with honey and mustard and roasted to lock in the sweet and spicy flavour

Ingredients:

4-5 kg smoked leg of ham

5-6 cinnamon sticks

5-6 bay leaves

4-5 black cardamoms

water

mustard – to taste

honey – to cover ham

15-20 cloves

2-3 tsp bread crumbs

3-4 pineapple slices

pineapple juice (optional)

Method:

Make sure you order the smoked leg of ham with bone and fatty skin 3-4 days before cooking.

Soak the leg of ham in water, add cinnamons, bay leaves and black cardamoms.

Cover and cook it on a slow fire for 4-5 hours.

Once tender, remove from water and cut the skin off the meat.

Coat it with the mustard, honey and bread crumbs.

Pin all the cloves in the meat and top it with the pineapple slices.

Roast the ham in a pre-heated oven for 15-20 minutes.

For the gravy, use the water in which the ham was boiled.

Boil it further to thicken and add some pineapple juice.

Slice the ham, pour the gravy on top and serve hot.

 

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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Matt on Feb 5, 2013

    Any suggestions, I am having one in a couple weeks!

  2. posted by white man on Feb 10, 2013

    This is this person’s first time out on his own and he’s cooking for himself( and sometimes his girlfriend). He eats out a lot, but this can get expensive,so I would like to send him some easy to make recipes. Oh and he’s on a tight budget,too. Any meal. Thank you.

  3. posted by Malcolm Hudson on Mar 26, 2013

    I want to cook a leg of fresh pork that has just been cured

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