Orange and vanilla glazed ham
Christmas ham is taken to another level when served warm and flavoured with honey and spices.
Photo: Jennifer Soo
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- 8kg ham, bone in
- 120g Dijon mustard
- 150g honey
- 3 vanilla pods, split and seeded
- 10 cloves
- 600ml orange juice
- 6 star anise
- 2 mangoes, cut into small cubes
- 3 small red chillies, finely chopped
Preheat oven to 170C. Remove skin from ham, leaving fat layer intact.
Score fat with a knife making a diamond pattern. Mix together mustard, honey and vanilla seeds and rub over scored ham fat. Bring orange juice, star anise and vanilla pods to a simmer for 5 minutes. Push cloves into ham fat, evenly spaced.
Place ham in a large baking tray and pour over orange juice. Bake for 90 minutes, basting with pan juices every 15 minutes. Stir mango and chilli together and serve with warm or cold ham.