Tangerine Glazed Ham

Recipe #822 | Serves 8-10 | 


12 lb Kurobuta ham
2 -25 whole cloves
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1 cup brown sugar
Heaven and Earth Tangerine Glaze:
4 shallots, minced
1 onion, diced
2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup Madeira wine
2 cups Heaven and Earth Tangerine Sauce
1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  1. Remove Kurobuta ham from the refrigerator at least 45 minutes prior to cooking and bring to room temperature.
  2. Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Remove the ham from the wrappings.
  3. Place the ham in a roasting pan. Cut cross hatch over ham and spike with cloves in the crossed point of each diamond. Rub mustard over ham and sprinkle top with brown sugar then cover loosely with aluminum foil.
  4. Cook in the oven for approximately 12-15 minutes per pound. Cooking times vary with size and temperature of ham. (Approximate cooking times are 5 hours for a whole ham and 2.5 to 3 hours for half a ham).
  5. Meanwhile, make the Heaven and Earth Tangerine Glaze. In pan sauté shallots and onion in olive oil for 5 to 7 minutes. Add wine, tangerine sauce, orange juice concentrate, brown sugar and cinnamon; cook on high for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Pour the glaze into the bottom of the roasting pan as soon as you are done making it. Baste every the ham with the glaze every 30-45 minutes until the center of the ham reaches 135 degrees on a meat thermometer.
  7. Allow the ham to rest tented with foil for an additional 15-30 minutes.
  8. Carve and serve.