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Citrus Stuffed Spiral Ham -Citrus slices, garlic and herbs steam in flavor as this holiday favorite bakes!

CITRUS STUFFED SPIRAL SLICED HAM


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Citrus slices, garlic and herbs steam in flavor as this holiday favorite bakes!

Citrus Stuffed Spiral Ham -Citrus slices, garlic and herbs steam in flavor as this holiday favorite bakes!

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Looking for something different for your holiday table? This Citrus Stuffed Spiral Sliced Ham can be a new twist on your spiral cut ham classic.

If you love ham, you have come to the right place. This is not your boring old ham, dried out which needs a chaser of water with each bite. This is a stuffed ham. Yes, stuffed! We stuff turkeys for Thanksgiving, right? Why not stuff a ham for extra flavor and deliciousness for Easter…or any other festive occasion we can dream up.

If you love a ham with a boozy glaze, you should try our Brown Sugar Rum Baked Ham! I love to serve both with Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes and Oven Roasted Green Beans. Just the thought of it is making me hungry.

Recipe adapted from Better Homes and Gardens.

WILL HEATING A PRECOOKED HAM DRY IT OUT?

Because the ham is already cooked, you just want to heat it thru (140°F). The best way to do this is by using a lower oven temperature of 325°F, and covering the ham tightly with foil (right against the ham) to keep in the moisture. With this technique, adding water to the bottom of the pan is not necessary.

When you’re ready to add the glaze, just brush it all over the ham and heat uncovered for another 30 minutes. The glaze adds another layer of flavor and makes a beautiful table presentation.

HOW TO MAKE THE GLAZE FOR CITRUS STUFFED SPIRAL SLICED HAM

Most hams come with a glaze packet. They are usually just full of sugar and sometimes don’t even taste very good.

For this ham recipe, we have you covered with a tasty glaze recipe that is completely delicious and add buku amounts of flavor! The recipe below is amazing, and can be used on way more than just ham! The key is in the orange marmalade. Choose one that uses high quality oranges for the most flavor!

Citrus Stuffed Spiral Ham - Citrus slices, garlic and herbs steam in flavor as this holiday favorite bakes!

REMOVING SLICES FROM A SPIRAL SLICED HAM

One of the great things about a spiral sliced ham is, just like the name says…it’s already sliced. You just need to remove the slices from the bone. The easiest way is to turn the ham so the bone is sticking up, then cut the slices away from around the bone. Use a sharp knife to make cuts on each side of the bone, working from the flat end of the ham to the tapered end.

Citrus Stuffed Spiral Ham -Citrus slices, garlic and herbs steam in flavor as this holiday favorite bakes!

TOOLS FOR THIS RECIPE

Roasting Pan with Rack to make easy work of heating and lifting the ham.

Chef’s Knife – for expertly slicing fruit and garlic.

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Citrus Stuffed Spiral Ham -Citrus slices, garlic and herbs steam in flavor as this holiday favorite bakes!

CITRUS STUFFED SPIRAL HAM

  • Author: Christine Mello
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Citrus slices, garlic and herbs steam in flavor as this holiday favorite bakes!


Scale

Ingredients

  • 1 8 – 10 pound spiral sliced ham fully cooked
  • 1/2 medium orange
  • 1/2 medium lemon
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a roasting pan with foil.
  • Cut orange, lemon  and garlic into thin slices. Insert with the sprigs of fresh thyme in between the spiral ham slices all the way around the ham.
  • Transfer the ham, flat side down, into prepared pan. Cover ham with foil.
  • Bake ham for 2 hours. Uncover, brush with glaze and return to the oven for 45 minutes until browned and heated thru (140°F).
  • Transfer ham to a platter for serving.
MAKE THE GLAZE:

  • In a small bowl, mix the marmalade, brown sugar and mustard until combined. Glaze will be thick.

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