Tamarind Ginger Ham

1hr

medium

serves 1

For years, Caribbean Passion Hams – which prides itself on providing 100 per cent quality Jamaican pork – has been creating and sharing new, mouth-watering recipes for you and your family to try at home. This year, they are keeping that rich tradition alive by sharing this Tamarind Ginger Ham recipe with you.

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Ingredients

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1 Caribbean Passion boneless leg ham (or your favourite ham)
15 tamarind pods
0.5 cup sliced ginger
1 cup honey
1 cup white sugar
1.5 cups water

Directions

1.

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Remove all the packaging and nets from the ham.
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2.

Wrap the ham in several layers of foil and place in a baking pan.
Fill the baking dish with water.
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3.

Place ham in the oven to warm, 6-8 mins per pound for a boneless ham (10 mins for a bone-in ham).
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4.

In a saucepan combine the deshelled tamarind, sliced ginger water, sugar and honey.
Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer mashing the tamarind to release the seeds.
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5.

Strain the sauce to remove the seeds. You can reserve the ginger slices or discard them with the seeds.
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6.

Remove ham from oven, discard water and remove foil.
Using a sharp knife, score the ham diagonally.
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7.

Increase oven temperature to 475°F – 500°F.
Add the ham, occasionally for 10 minutes to allow the sauce to caramelize on top.
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8.

Remove from oven when it has reached the desired colour, allow to rest before carving.
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Notes

*Nutrition info is a rough estimate based on the ingredients. Note that values may vary from case to case.
*As with all recipes, there is a number of ways you can get things done. If you believe that some of the instructions can be improved, or have a good alternative solution, feel free to leave a comment.

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