Bourbon Honey Glazed Ham

This fatty and juicy bone-in ham is generously brushed with a sweet, bourbon, sexy, sticky glaze that is subtly spiced with garlic, honey, fennel, coriander and star anise.

bourbon honey glazed ham
Bourbon Honey Glazed Ham
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
3 hr 25 mins
Total Time:
3 hr 35 mins
 
Description

This fatty and juicy bone-in ham is generously brushed with a sweet, bourbon, sexy, sticky glaze that is subtly spiced with garlic, honey, fennel, coriander and star anise.

Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 241 kcal
Author: MeanEats
Ingredients
  • 1 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 4 pods star anise
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 15-20 red chili threads
  • 1 tsp orange zest (finely grated)
  • 2 cup Bourbon
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup water (to pour into tray with ham)
Instructions
  • 1
    Ingredients
    ingredients for bourbon honey glazed ham
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 325F
  • 3
    Score room-temp ham
  • 4
    Place scored ham in a large pan. Cover with aluminum foil, and pour a cup of water into the tray. Baste.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, combine sugar and water. Simmer and keep stirring till lightly caramelized.
  • 6
    Add the rest of the ingredients into pan, stir, and let simmer for another 10 minutes. Take off heat and let it cool down for a more thicker glaze.
  • 7
    Remove foil from bacon. Check for an internal temperature of the thickest section of 120F.
  • 8
    Apply glaze. Use a blow torch to add texture and flavor.
Nutrition Facts
Bourbon Honey Glazed Ham
Amount Per Serving
Calories 241
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 171mg 7%
Potassium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 36g
Protein 0g 0%
Vitamin C 0.8%
Calcium 1.8%
Iron 2.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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This fatty and juicy bone-in ham is generously brushed with a sweet, bourbon, sexy, sticky glaze that is subtly spiced with garlic, honey, fennel, coriander and star anise.