Glazed Sweet Bourbon Ham
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Glazed Sweet Bourbon Ham

Prep: 20 minutes
Bake: 1 hour 45 minutes • Serves: 12

1 (7- to 8-pound) spiral sliced bone-in half ham
1/2cup water
1-1/4cups apple juice
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup bourbon whiskey
1/4 cup honey
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

1.Preheat oven to 325°F. Place ham, cut side down, in 13 x 9-inch baking pan; add water. Cover loosely with aluminum foil; bake 1 hour.

2.In small saucepot, whisk apple juice, brown sugar, mustard, whiskey, honey, lemon juice and thyme; heat to simmering over medium heat. Simmer 5 minutes, whisking occasionally; remove from heat.

3.Remove ham from oven; brush ham with some glaze. Bake ham, uncovered, 45 minutes longer or until internal temperature reaches 120°F, brushing ham every 15 minutes with glaze. Transfer ham to serving platter; cover loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 15 minutes before serving; internal temperature will rise to 140°F upon standing.


Approximate nutritional values per serving:
400 Calories, 15g Fat (5g Saturated), 122mg Cholesterol,
1672mg Sodium, 20g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 41g Protein

Chef Tips:
> Serve ham drizzled with any drippings remaining in the baking dish.

> Leftover ham? Add chopped ham to your favorite boxed mac and cheese
mix or homemade macaroni and cheese recipe. Toss in some peas for added color and flavor.