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Tangerine Glazed Baked Ham

Prep time 1 hr, 15 mins
Cook time 2 hrs, 45 mins
Yield

12

Baked ham recipe with a spiced tangerine glaze.

Ingredients

  • 1 fully cooked bone-in shank half smoked ham (about 8 pounds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch fresh sage leaves
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 medium tangerines, sliced, seeds removed
  • 2 cups fresh tangerine juice
  • 2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

Nutrition Information

  • calories 355
  • fat 16 g
  • protein 45 g

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Place ham, fat-side up, in large roasting pan lined with heavy aluminum foil. Using a sharp knife, score ham cutting across the skin, about 2 inches apart and 1/2 inch deep. Cut diagonally to form diamond pattern. Sprinkle ham with pepper.
    Chop 8 sage leaves; place in bowl. Add oil; mix to make a paste. Rub paste over ham and into slits. Bake ham 2 hours.
    Meanwhile, prepare glaze by melting butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add tangerines, tangerine juice, brown sugar, water, cloves and cinnamon sticks. Reduce heat; cook 30 to 40 minutes or until mixture is thickened and syrupy, stirring occasionally.
    Remove ham from oven; spoon glaze (including fruit) over ham. Place remaining sage leaves on top. Bake 1-1/2 hours more, basting every 30 minutes. Let ham stand 20 minutes before carving.
    Serve with ALEXIA® CRISPY BITE-SIZE SWEET POTATO PUFFS, prepared according to package directions.