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\n<\/p><\/div>"}. Glaze the ham with the brown sugar, honey and mustard mixture. Let the glazed ham stand 10 minutes before slicing and serving. Over cooking is the Number ONE reason for dry chewing yucky ham! Ham under 155 ℉ won't be cooked all the way through and could be unsafe. With a sharp knife score the fat cap in a 1-inch wide, .25-inch deep diamond pattern. Country hams are typically uncooked and will need to be in the oven longer than cooked hams. The labeling on the packaging will tell you what kind of ham you have so you know how to heat it. You can cook a raw ham using this method, but let’s play it safe and use a precooked ham. HOW LONG TO COOK SPIRAL HAM WITHOUT DRYING IT OUT? We know ads can be annoying, but they’re what allow us to make all of wikiHow available for free. Remove ham from oven and let stand, covered, 10 to 15 minutes before serving. It doesn't hurt to check the ham every hour or so. References. Every Christmas and Easter, we bake a ham, whether we're having company or not.And sometimes through the year, if prices are cheap enough, we'll bake a whole ham and cut it up for lunchmeat that week. Aside from all the hours invested in the process, it couldn’t be much easier. If you're concerned about the cooking time, estimate that the ham will need about 20 minutes per 1 lb (0.45 kg). This will help maintain moisture and keep your meat from drying out. Place the ham in a roasting tray and roast for 20 minutes, or until the fat renders and becomes slightly crispy. Read this instructive article and find out how to bake a turkey ham in the oven. Then tuck into that wild-made, wildly-good ham. Keep in mind that pans with elevated sides are better than flatter pans. If the ham is labeled "fully cooked" (does not require heating), heat it in the oven for about 10 minutes per pound, or to an internal temperature of 140 F. To heat a spiral-sliced ham, place it on a sheet of heavy-duty foil, cut-side down. You can also pull the ham out halfway through the cooking time to reapply the glaze. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place the ham on a rack in a large baking pan and add about 1/4- to 1/2-inch of water to the pan. If you want, you can also cook potatoes, carrots, and other fine eats in there at the same time. Copyright ©2020 Designtechnica Corporation. Using a sharp knife, score the surface of the ham with 1/4-in. Place ham, cut side down, on rack in shallow roasting pan; cover loosely with aluminum foil. The Manual may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. If possible, use a shovel to dig down about four inches into the soil, but this is not necessary. If you used a cooking bag, you should skip this and let the ham rest for 15 minutes. By signing up you are agreeing to receive emails according to our privacy policy. In the warm-weather months I usually cook turkey ham in a pressure cooker so I don’t heat the kitchen up. Because cooking times vary based on the size and type of ham, use the timings below as a guide. Ham is the most widely used type of pork meat around the world. Cook slowly in liquid to prevent your meat from being chewy. If you’ve got the time, Crock-Pot ham is worth the wait (it’s also going to be the name of my future jug band). If the water in the bottom of the pan has evaporated, add more. All rights reserved. If you need to glaze it and continue cooking, you can use a roasting pan. Add about 4 cups of water to the roasting pan, then place the rack on top. It comes from the curing and aging process, similar to some cheeses. Water should reach around to 1/3 of meat’s height from the sides. Once cooked, remove the ham from the pan and stand for 10-15 minutes before peeling away the skin. To learn how to give your ham extra flavor by adding glazes, keep reading! If you're starting with a fully cooked city ham, bake it in a 350 degree F oven for about 10 minutes per pound. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 6,458 times. You may also leave the ham uncovered and cook with less water. Grind the coriander seeds in … wikiHow's Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article is backed by trusted research and meets our high quality standards. Put the ham back into the oven. Pre-heat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. The storage times apply to large portions of boneless ham, as well as sliced boneless ham. Check your ham label, but chances are that if you have a spiral ham… Keep an eye on the ham while it cooks. This will bring it to room temperature, allowing the ham to cook all the way through without drying out or overcooking at the edges. If there's a lot of fat, you can slice off some of it. Let it burn down low. Make sure to continue reading this how to cook a ham in the oven article. The ham can now be chilled for up to two days, or you can bake it straight away. We don’t boss you around; we’re simply here to bring authenticity and understanding to all that enriches our lives as men on a daily basis. This article has been viewed 6,458 times. Everyone at least once in his life tried boiled pork, which is not only fairly simple to prepare, but also retains all the juiciness when baking in foil using such an indispensable device in the kitchen as an oven. Cook the ham uncovered for another 20 minutes. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Luckily for you, outside of making a glaze, this is about as easy as it comes. Return the ham to the oven … For a cook-before-eating ham, preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit, unless the directions on the ham direct you to do otherwise. Place the ham, fat cap up, in a large roasting pan. If you're looking for a flavorful but inexpensive protein, consider making ham shank in the oven. When you’re using a raw ham, don’t mess around with interior cooking temperatures. 3. Try other juices too. Bake the ham in the preheated oven, uncovered, for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest portion registers 140°, basting every 30 minutes with 1/2 cup of the glaze. By using our site, you agree to our. You DO NOT want to over cook the ham. Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7. For an evenly-cooked ham, let the meat sit on the counter for one to two hours before baking it. Meanwhile, lay out two three-foot-long strips of tinfoil side by side, with plenty of overlap, and place the ham in the middle. You may pull the ham out halfway through that time and reapply the glaze. So, don’t do it. City ham is what's commonly sold in supermarkets. A good way to figure out how much ham you need is … Last Updated: March 22, 2020 2. Keep a modest fire burning for about one hour. Cover with a piece of foil and bake for about 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until a thermometer reads 130°. Ham refers specifically to pork carved from the rump or rear legs of the pig. Well, cooking a ham might be right up your culinary alley then! Continue roasting and brushing with the glaze every 15 minutes until the ham is glossy and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the ham (without touching the bone) registers 140 degrees F, about 1-1.5 hours longer. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place the ham on a rack in a large baking pan and add about 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch of water to the pan. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. If you wish to cook the ham uncovered, only add 2 cups (473 mL) of water. Unwrap the ham and place it in the baking dish with the pointy end up. 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Next, put the foil wrapped ham on the rack. (It should not touch the bone of a bone-in ham.) Bone-in hams have a little less meat than boneless hams, so adjust the timing as needed. Below, check out the ingredients, instructions, and video for how to cook a whole ham. Feel free to try your own recipes (brown sugar rubs working particularly well for Crock-Pot ham), but this recipe I’m laying out is the easiest and one of the tastiest I’ve ever had. Before we get into it, I want to clear up a common conundrum: Do you actually know the difference between pork and ham? Place the bone-in ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. To finish, place the ham in a pan, add 5 cups of water, cover it with foil, and bake at 325°F for 4 hours. Country hams are saltier and drier, and if you want to serve them like a classic holiday ham, they first have to be soaked anywhere between 4 to 24 hours. If the ham is labeled ‘fully cooked’ (does not require heating), heat it in the oven for about 10 minutes per pound, or to an internal temperature of 140 F. How long do you cook a ham for per pound? Get it 160 degrees Fahrenheit (if you’re using a pre-cooked ham, you simply need to get it to a good temperature to warm the meat, which would be around 140 degrees Fahrenheit). Wrap the glazed ham in the aluminum foil and place it in the pan. Here’s a fun idea: Don’t immediately tell your diners how you flavored the ham. wikiHow is where trusted research and expert knowledge come together. This is actually the BIG question! The ham is cooked when the temperature reaches 63C/145F. For our purposes, we’re going to assume you are cooking with a ham that weighs about 10 to 12 pounds. Easy tips and steps with everything you've ever wanted to know about how to cook a ham in the oven.Baked spiral ham recipe with a simple glaze. How to cook baked ham in foil in the oven It is hard to imagine a person who would not like fragrant, containing a lot of vitamins and minerals, baked, boiled or fried meat. % of people told us that this article helped them. Here we’re sharing the basics of how to bake ham. Place ham on a roasting rack set in a roasting pan and diagonally score. It's also pre-cooked. Remove the ham from the oven and spoon the pan drippings over it. Set the roasting pan in the lower third of the oven and roast 2.5 hours. Just like hamburger, chuck, and ribeye are all beef, bacon, short ribs, and a side of ham are all pork. Place the entire ham shank in the oven at 165 °C (329 °F) for 20 minutes per 450 grams (0.99 lb) of … To help keep your ham moist and juicy, place the ham cut-side down in a baking pan and tent it with foil. No need for it to be smoked — you’re doing that yourself. But we’re not here to talk about slicing and serving, we’re here to talk about starting with ham and ending with a culinary masterpiece — a pig de résistance, to quote The Simpsons. Place ham, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. For a melt-in-your mouth texture, slow cook ham in the oven or use a slow cooker. They'll need to cook a bit longer than pre-cooked ham. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Set the roasting pan … Remove from the oven and let rest 20-30 minutes before slicing. (That bone in your bone-in ham is a thighbone.). Everything you need to know about how to cook a ham for your holiday dinner. Preheat the oven to 325°F. To heat the ham, place it on a rack in a shallow roasting pan, and bake uncovered. Next, using a chef's knife, cut a diamond pattern into the fat. whole Kurobuta bone-in ham from Snake River Farms, The Best Hams to Cook for Your Holiday Feast, Everything You Need to Know about Filipino Food: The Next Great American Cuisine, Think Outside the Oven: 7 Roast Turkey Alternatives to Try This Thanksgiving, 6 Ways to Transform Your Christmas Leftovers, Mail-Order Meat: Where to Order Quality Meat Online in 2021, 11 Best Beef Jerky Brands to Try Before You Die, The 25 Best Kitchen Gifts to Buy for the Holidays, The $5 Meal Delivery Service That’ll Spice Up Your Dinners, How Chef Marcus Samuelsson is Celebrating Black Excellence Through Food, This Brewery is Helping You Cope with 2020 in a Very Creative Way, The Best Beverage Coolers for Beer, Wine, and Soda, The 9 Best Meal Kit Delivery Services to Try Right Now, How to Cook Steak in the Oven Perfectly Every Time. Cook uncovered until the glaze is golden.Try Caroline’s ham recipe. Place wrapped ham in the coal bed, then move the coals back atop and build the fire back up to a smaller two or three-log size. Soaking removes some of the salt prevalent in country hams. If your ham is only partially cooked, bake it for 20 minutes per pound. Preheat oven to 325º. My family loves ham like this. Sweetly seasoned ham roasted with moist heat is a delicious way to celebrate special occasions. After 20 minutes, the glaze will have finished cooking. To reheat leftover ham, warm it in a 325 F oven for roughly 10 to 15 minutes per pound. There will be salt aplenty thanks to the curing, of course. Include the water inside the foil or bag. If you really can’t stand to see another ad again, then please consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. Let the Ham Sit at Room Temperature. To cook, add 1 cup of water to the pan, cover the ham with foil, and bake at 275°F for 2 hours. The leftover ham … Add a glaze to provide different flavors and enjoy a juicy slice of ham. There are 19 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. Pour in just enough root beer to cover the ham. After the ham has baked for 2.5 hours brush it with some glaze. The time it takes to bake a fully cooked ham shank varies depending on how heavy it is. Partially wrap the ham in foil, then spread on the mustard. Heat approximately 10 to 15 minutes per pound until heated through. Roasting is a simple cooking method, since all you'll need to do is put the ham on a tray and stick it in the oven. http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-bake-a-honeyglazed-ham-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-202303, https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/how_to_cook_a_ham_22897, http://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/recipes/536660/how-to-cook-a-ham, http://www.recipetips.com/kitchen-tips/t--749/roasting-ham.asp, http://dish.allrecipes.com/prepare-the-perfect-ham/, http://www.recipetips.com/kitchen-tips/t--743/ham-preparation-guide.asp, http://www.whats4eats.com/meats/baked-country-ham-recipe, http://www.recipetips.com/kitchen-tips/t--749/roasting-ham.asp#timechart, http://www.bhg.com/recipe/pork/baked-country-ham/, consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. The leftover ham can also be frozen for 1 to 2 months. We use cookies to make wikiHow great. Cooking Ham in the Oven Delish has offered some tips for picking the perfect ham and preparing it. Wrap the ham loosely in foil and bake it for 35 to 40 minutes per pound for a cook-before-eating ham, according to the USDA. To cook a city ham, place the ham in a roasting pan with the fat facing upwards. If you have a probe thermometer you can also check the internal temperature. Ham’s size and flavour make it suitable for feeding crowds. Alternatively, wrap the ham directly in foil or place it in a cooking bag. Call us “odd”, but we don’t like turkey ham unless it’s cooked or baked first. wikiHow's. Depending on the size of the ham and your oven, yours might finish cooking in less time. Pour in the juice, then sprinkle onions all around. Not only does it provide a delicious centerpiece to holiday meals, but cooking a ham during these times might help bring some of that holiday cheer (whichever holiday’s cheer you want) to what might be an otherwise dark time for some. To learn how to give your ham extra flavor by adding glazes, keep reading! Instead, sit back and chortle as they rattle off various spices and herbs while trying to sound all gourmet and whatnot, then show ’em that empty two-liter. Meanwhile, combine glaze ingredients and cook over medium-high heat until reduced and syrupy. Or soda. Pull out the ham and test it again with the thermometer. Bake, uncovered, in the preheated oven until ham registers the desired temperature (140°F for pre-cooked ham). 5. For the record, most ham you buy from the supermarket is already cooked and is ready to be heated and served or even sliced and enjoyed cold. Find a recipeRead More For this, get a precooked ham with as few spices listed as possible — ideally with none. Then you boil the ham in water for 20-25 minutes per pound. Pork simply refers to meat from a pig. Build up a decent campfire. If you’re going to cook a ham, chances are you’re going to go the classic route of doing it in the oven. Campfire cooking is fun as long as you bring along all the stuff you need (or the campfire you’re using happens to be in your backyard). Insert an oven-safe thermometer into the center of the ham. Leave a thin layer about, If you choose to cook the ham uncovered in the next step, you'll only need. If you are also a ham sandwich lover, then this article is for you. Place the ham, fat cap up, in a large roasting pan. Tightly wrap the ham in foil, then move aside the coals. If you've got an uncooked ham, soak it in a pot of water for 6-8 hours, then use a brush to scrub off any dark spots. Place CENTER of oven. Uncooked city hams exist, but are harder to find. How to glaze ham. All tip submissions are carefully reviewed before being published, This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Our food and drink editor, Sam Slaughter, shows us exactly how to cook a ham in the oven. Cover the ham with a tent of aluminum foil and bake it for 20 minutes in the preheated oven. They're often pre-cooked, so they won't need to spend as much time in the oven as uncooked hams. Twenty to thirty minutes before the end of cooking time, brush with the glaze of your choice – a mixture of maple syrup and coarse-grain mustard is good. Leave the ham to simmer, allowing 20 minutes per 450g(1lb). This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Start with a spiralized ham and make a homemade honey ham glaze for a deliciously flavorful tender & juicy ham. It should work fine and give it a crispy top layer. Yes, as long as it is a tinfoil bag. The length of cooking time depends on the type of ham you purchased and its size. We LOVE making a comforting ham dinner! For the video, we used a whole Kurobuta bone-in ham from Snake River Farms. 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\n<\/p><\/div>"}. Glaze the ham with the brown sugar, honey and mustard mixture. Let the glazed ham stand 10 minutes before slicing and serving. Over cooking is the Number ONE reason for dry chewing yucky ham! Ham under 155 ℉ won't be cooked all the way through and could be unsafe. With a sharp knife score the fat cap in a 1-inch wide, .25-inch deep diamond pattern. Country hams are typically uncooked and will need to be in the oven longer than cooked hams. The labeling on the packaging will tell you what kind of ham you have so you know how to heat it. You can cook a raw ham using this method, but let’s play it safe and use a precooked ham. HOW LONG TO COOK SPIRAL HAM WITHOUT DRYING IT OUT? We know ads can be annoying, but they’re what allow us to make all of wikiHow available for free. Remove ham from oven and let stand, covered, 10 to 15 minutes before serving. It doesn't hurt to check the ham every hour or so. References. Every Christmas and Easter, we bake a ham, whether we're having company or not.And sometimes through the year, if prices are cheap enough, we'll bake a whole ham and cut it up for lunchmeat that week. Aside from all the hours invested in the process, it couldn’t be much easier. If you're concerned about the cooking time, estimate that the ham will need about 20 minutes per 1 lb (0.45 kg). This will help maintain moisture and keep your meat from drying out. Place the ham in a roasting tray and roast for 20 minutes, or until the fat renders and becomes slightly crispy. Read this instructive article and find out how to bake a turkey ham in the oven. Then tuck into that wild-made, wildly-good ham. Keep in mind that pans with elevated sides are better than flatter pans. If the ham is labeled "fully cooked" (does not require heating), heat it in the oven for about 10 minutes per pound, or to an internal temperature of 140 F. To heat a spiral-sliced ham, place it on a sheet of heavy-duty foil, cut-side down. You can also pull the ham out halfway through the cooking time to reapply the glaze. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place the ham on a rack in a large baking pan and add about 1/4- to 1/2-inch of water to the pan. If you want, you can also cook potatoes, carrots, and other fine eats in there at the same time. Copyright ©2020 Designtechnica Corporation. Using a sharp knife, score the surface of the ham with 1/4-in. Place ham, cut side down, on rack in shallow roasting pan; cover loosely with aluminum foil. The Manual may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. If possible, use a shovel to dig down about four inches into the soil, but this is not necessary. If you used a cooking bag, you should skip this and let the ham rest for 15 minutes. By signing up you are agreeing to receive emails according to our privacy policy. In the warm-weather months I usually cook turkey ham in a pressure cooker so I don’t heat the kitchen up. Because cooking times vary based on the size and type of ham, use the timings below as a guide. Ham is the most widely used type of pork meat around the world. Cook slowly in liquid to prevent your meat from being chewy. If you’ve got the time, Crock-Pot ham is worth the wait (it’s also going to be the name of my future jug band). If the water in the bottom of the pan has evaporated, add more. All rights reserved. If you need to glaze it and continue cooking, you can use a roasting pan. Add about 4 cups of water to the roasting pan, then place the rack on top. It comes from the curing and aging process, similar to some cheeses. Water should reach around to 1/3 of meat’s height from the sides. Once cooked, remove the ham from the pan and stand for 10-15 minutes before peeling away the skin. To learn how to give your ham extra flavor by adding glazes, keep reading! If you're starting with a fully cooked city ham, bake it in a 350 degree F oven for about 10 minutes per pound. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 6,458 times. You may also leave the ham uncovered and cook with less water. Grind the coriander seeds in … wikiHow's Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article is backed by trusted research and meets our high quality standards. Put the ham back into the oven. Pre-heat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. The storage times apply to large portions of boneless ham, as well as sliced boneless ham. Check your ham label, but chances are that if you have a spiral ham… Keep an eye on the ham while it cooks. This will bring it to room temperature, allowing the ham to cook all the way through without drying out or overcooking at the edges. If there's a lot of fat, you can slice off some of it. Let it burn down low. Make sure to continue reading this how to cook a ham in the oven article. The ham can now be chilled for up to two days, or you can bake it straight away. We don’t boss you around; we’re simply here to bring authenticity and understanding to all that enriches our lives as men on a daily basis. This article has been viewed 6,458 times. Everyone at least once in his life tried boiled pork, which is not only fairly simple to prepare, but also retains all the juiciness when baking in foil using such an indispensable device in the kitchen as an oven. Cook the ham uncovered for another 20 minutes. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Luckily for you, outside of making a glaze, this is about as easy as it comes. Return the ham to the oven … For a cook-before-eating ham, preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit, unless the directions on the ham direct you to do otherwise. Place the ham, fat cap up, in a large roasting pan. If you're looking for a flavorful but inexpensive protein, consider making ham shank in the oven. When you’re using a raw ham, don’t mess around with interior cooking temperatures. 3. Try other juices too. Bake the ham in the preheated oven, uncovered, for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest portion registers 140°, basting every 30 minutes with 1/2 cup of the glaze. By using our site, you agree to our. You DO NOT want to over cook the ham. Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7. For an evenly-cooked ham, let the meat sit on the counter for one to two hours before baking it. Meanwhile, lay out two three-foot-long strips of tinfoil side by side, with plenty of overlap, and place the ham in the middle. You may pull the ham out halfway through that time and reapply the glaze. So, don’t do it. City ham is what's commonly sold in supermarkets. A good way to figure out how much ham you need is … Last Updated: March 22, 2020 2. Keep a modest fire burning for about one hour. Cover with a piece of foil and bake for about 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until a thermometer reads 130°. Ham refers specifically to pork carved from the rump or rear legs of the pig. Well, cooking a ham might be right up your culinary alley then! Continue roasting and brushing with the glaze every 15 minutes until the ham is glossy and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the ham (without touching the bone) registers 140 degrees F, about 1-1.5 hours longer. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place the ham on a rack in a large baking pan and add about 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch of water to the pan. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. If you wish to cook the ham uncovered, only add 2 cups (473 mL) of water. Unwrap the ham and place it in the baking dish with the pointy end up. 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