Brown Sugar and Spice-Crusted Ham

Brown Sugar and Spice-Crusted Ham Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
This is an easy, traditional version of Easter ham. Leftovers are great in sandwiches or for breakfast.

Yield:

22 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 169
Caloriesfromfat 39 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 19.6 g
Carbohydrate 4.9 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 850 mg
Calcium 11 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1 (5-pound) bone-in 33%-less-sodium smoked, fully cooked ham half
Cooking spray
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Combine first 6 ingredients. Trim fat and rind from ham. Rub ham evenly with sugar mixture. Place ham on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Cover loosely with foil. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

3. Combine honey and juice in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Remove foil from ham; brush honey mixture over ham. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes or until a thermometer registers 140°. Transfer ham to a platter; let stand 15 minutes before slicing.

Jackie Mills, MS, RD,

Cooking Light

March 2008
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