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Christmas ham recipes

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Feed a crowd with a festive gammon joint. We have ideas for marinades, glazes and ways to serve it.

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  • Honey, fennel & chilli roast ham carved on a golden decorative plate

    Honey, fennel & chilli roast ham

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Elevate a joint of ham using storecupboard spices. Pork pairs well with fragrant fennel, and the sweet, sticky honey nicely counters the punch of chilli

  • Ham & crackling served on a board

    Ham & crackling

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Cook this festive ham up to three days ahead and keep it covered in the fridge (and the crackling, in an airtight container) to save on stress when entertaining

  • Cola ham with maple & mustard glaze on a plate

    Cola ham with maple & mustard glaze

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.121 ratings

    Cook a juicy gammon joint in a cinnamon-spiced stock, then add a sticky syrup and clove sauce and serve in thick slices.

  • Maple & mustard glazed ham

    Maple & mustard glazed ham

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.84 ratings

    Gordon Ramsay’s succulent maple-glazed ham is perfect for a Boxing Day feast

  • Spiced ginger-glazed ham served on a board

    Spiced ginger-glazed ham

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Treat guests over for Christmas to a Boxing Day ham. You don’t need a long shopping list – this easy, sweetly spiced version uses just five ingredients

  • Marmalade, ginger & star anise baked ham on a carving board

    Marmalade, ginger & star anise baked ham

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Bake a gammon joint with a marmalade, ginger and star anise glaze for a centrepiece main course. It's ideal at Christmas time or for Sunday lunch

  • Glazed gammon served on a metal serving dish

    Glazed gammon

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.44 ratings

    Add a sticky honey and mustard glaze to gammon for a delicious sweetness that contrasts with the saltiness of the meat. It's great for a celebration supper

  • Apricot & ginger ham

    Apricot & ginger ham

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Glaze your gammon joint with fruit, bay leaves, allspice and cloves then slow-roast and serve in thick slices

  • Stem ginger & mustard glazed ham served on a plate with roasted clementine pieces, with a few slices cut

    Stem ginger & mustard glazed ham

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    The ginger in this recipe is almost toffee-like, the meat stays juicy and the clementines add a pop of colour

  • Slow cooked gammon with sticky ginger glaze on a metal platter with knives

    Slow-cooker ham with sticky ginger glaze

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    A small gammon will easily fit in a slow cooker. Cook it low and slow for homemade glazed ham that's ideal for sandwiches, party buffets or simply sliced and served with chips

  • Ham hock & pistachio roll 2016

    Ham hock & pistachio roll

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    If you're looking for a Christmas classic with a twist, this French ham hock and pistachio terrine, transformed into a modern make-ahead starter is for you

  • Spiced pomegranate and orange glazed ham carved into slices

    Spiced pomegranate & orange glazed ham

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Serve our glazed ham warm in thin slices alongside the Christmas turkey. This one has a sticky sweet-and-sour glaze made with pomegranate molasses and orange

  • Slow cooker gammon served on a plate

    Slow cooker gammon in cola

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.65 ratings

    Fill your kitchen with the smell of Christmas with this slow cooked gammon. The cola adds a sweet treacly flavour to balance the saltiness of the ham.

  • Sticky ginger-glazed ham hocks on a chopping board

    Sticky ginger-glazed ham hocks

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Fan of glazed gammon at Christmas? By using ham hocks, the meat is more affordable and you get a higher ratio of glaze to meat – a win win!

  • Mustard & clementine glazed ham hocks

    Mustard & clementine glazed ham hocks

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    If you’re craving Christmas ham, this is the recipe you need. It’s simple, cheap and has a beautiful mustard and treacle caramelised glaze to top it off

  • Baked glazed ham 2016

    Baked glazed ham

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    This is a true Christmas centrepiece and an essential for any traditional dinner. Simple and effective, with just five ingredients to a festive favourite

  • Spiced Christmas gammon with membrillo glaze

    Spiced Christmas gammon with membrillo glaze

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Give festive ham a Spanish twist with a sticky quince and orange glaze. Allspice, cloves and cinnamon add real warmth

  • Sticky maple-glazed ham with baked apple sauce

    Sticky maple-glazed ham with baked apple sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Slow-roast a whole leg of gammon with apple juice, then cover in a sticky spiced glaze for a Christmas treat - perfect sliced hot or cold

  • Ham on the bone carved on plate with knife

    Miso-glazed roast ham

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    A succulent, sweet and savoury roast ham makes the perfect centrepiece for a Sunday dinner with family and friends, especially at Christmas

  • Festive gammon with slices cut on a serving plate

    Festive gammon

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    A traditional ham recipe that's perfect for any celebration, especially at Christmas. The gammon needs brining overnight, but the results are well worth it

  • Ginger beer & tangerine glazed ham

    Ginger beer & tangerine glazed ham

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.31 ratings

    This warming ginger beer-spiced ham is great for Christmas entertaining as it's simple to prepare ahead of time

  • Sticky treacle-glazed ham

    Sticky treacle-glazed ham

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    James uses the steam-roast method to cook his Christmas ham, so you don't need an enormous pan to boil it in

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