Recipe For Orange Cardamom Glaze Ham


I rarely glaze hams, opting instead to simply cook them plain. This was a fun variation from the norm. In fact, it was downright delicious and will probably make a repeat appearance on our table next month, along with those amazing scalloped potatoes.

1. Info for Orange Cardamom Glaze Ham

  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 453kcal

2. Ingredients for Orange Cardamom Glaze Ham

  • juice of 3 large oranges
  • 1 tsp freshly ground cardamom
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ⅛ tsp ground white pepper
  • 1 fully cooked ham (shank, spiral, whatever you have)

3. Directions:

  1. Combine all of the ingredients, except the ham, in a saucepan.
  2. Stir and heat until mixture boils.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer until it reduces by half.
  4. Place ham in roasting pan.
  5. Spoon ⅓ of mixture over ham.
  6. Bake in oven according to ham package directions.
  7. After 40 minutes, spoon ½ of remaining glaze over ham.
  8. After another 20 minutes spoon remaining glaze on ham and finish up remaining cook time.

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