Apricot-and-Sherry-Glazed Ham

By Avera

With its exceptionally delicious low-carb glaze, this ham will be the talk of your next big dinner with family or friends.

Apricot-and-Sherry-Glazed Ham
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups dry sherry

  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves

  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika

  • 1 (7 1/2-pound) 33%-less-sodium smoked, fully cooked ham half

  • 20 whole cloves

  • Cooking spray

  • 1 cup water

Directions
  1. Bring sherry and apricot preserves to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook until reduced to 1 1/4 cups (about 20 minutes), stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and add ground coriander and paprika, stirring with a whisk.

  2. Preheat oven to 325°.

  3. Trim fat and rind from ham. Score outside of ham in a diamond pattern; stud with cloves. Place ham on the rack of a broiler pan or roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Pour 1 cup water into pan; place rack in pan. Brush ham with 1/4 cup sherry mixture. Bake at 325° for 1 1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 140°, basting with remaining sherry mixture every 30 minutes. Transfer ham to a platter; let stand 15 minutes before slicing.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
25
Calories
142
Fat
6.1g
Protein
14.2g
Carbohydrate
6.9g
Fiber
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
Iron
0.8mg
Sodium
903mg
Calcium
1mg

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2 replies

Avera
Avera 2008-11-09 23:15:28 -0400 Report

Cooking a large ham provides plenty of meat for the party, plus extras for later. A little bit of water in the roasting pan helps prevent the sweet drippings from burning. Garnish the platter with fresh parsley and sage sprigs.