Len's Poached Ham

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Dec. 14, 2012

Tender, juicy ham with a sweet ginger-peach glaze is the perfect holiday dinner! And it's so easy!


Smoked ham 12 Pound
Dark brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) , packed
Marmalade jam/Peach jam 16 Ounce ((peach marmalade))
Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
Marmalade 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) ((ginger marmalade))
Cider vinegar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Honey 1 Tablespoon
Dry white wine 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Cinnamon sticks 10 Small ((each stick of about 4
For garnish
Green leaf lettuce 1 Medium



1. In a very large pot over high heat, place ham with enough water to cover it and bring to a boil.

2. As the water starts to boil reduce the heat, simmer uncovered for 1 hour.

3. In a sauce pan, put all the remaining ingredients, except wine, cinnamon sticks and lettuce and cook over medium heat stirring continuously until the mixture thickens.

4. Remove the saucepan from heat and keep warm.

6. Preheat the oven to 375 °F.

5. Carefully remove the ham from the pot using 2 perforated ladle and place on a rack in the roasting pan.

7. Pierce the cinnamon sticks in the ham, stream the red wine all over the ham.

8. Drizzle the glaze over the ham, and bake in the oven for 45 minutes.


9. Remove the pan out of the oven, take out the cinnamon sticks and slice the ham.


10. Arrange lettuce on the serving plate, slice and place the ham on top.

11. Spoon the pan drippings over the ham and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 130 Minutes
Ready In: 130 Minutes
Servings: 20

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 446Calories from Fat 99

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2498 mg104.08%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 31 g

Protein 45 g90%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet