Recipe Details

Curtis Stone's Honey-Glazed Ham

  • Servings: 8
  • Ready In 3 hours
  • For glaze:
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup ginger; peeled & coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice; fresh
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup whiskey
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 oranges; zest removed in strips with peeler
  • 2 Cinnamon stick
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 2 Garlic cloves; crushed
  • For ham:
  • 2 Carrots; peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 2 Celery stocks; cut into large chunks
  • 1 onion; cut into large chunks
  • 1 orange; cut into 4 wedges
  • 1 smoked cured spiral-sliced ham; about 7-9 pounds
To make glaze:
Combine all glaze ingredients in heavy medium saucepan and bring to simmer over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove pan from heat and steep for 15 minutes. Strain mixture through fine-mesh sieve into small bowl; discard solids.

To prepare ham:
Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place carrots, celery, onion and orange wedges in bottom of heavy roasting pan. Remove all packaging from ham and discard spice-glaze package. Set ham on top of cut vegetables in roasting pan. Brush some glaze over ham. Cover ham (not roasting pan) with foil.

Bake until thermometer inserted into thickest part of ham registers 115 degrees, about 2 hours. Remove foil and brush ham with glaze. continue to bake ham for another 30 minutes, brushing ham with glaze every 10 minutes. Glaze should be golden and caramelized and ham should be fully heated through.

To finish and serve:
Transfer ham to a carving board and let rest 5 minutes. Strain any pan drippings into small saucepan and skim off any excess oil. Stir remaining glaze into pan drippings and stir over medium heat until warm.

Set ham on platter and serve warmed glaze mixture alongside to drizzle over ham slices.

Nutritional Facts

  • Serving Size 1 Serving (186g)
    Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 277
    Calories From Fat 18
  • % Daily Value
  • Total Fat 2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Trans Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0g
  • Sodium 153g
  • Total Carbohydrate 60g
  • Dietary Fiber 5g
  • Sugars 55g
  • Protein 2g