Honey-Orange Ham

Honey-Orange Ham

Courtesy of National Pork Board 24 Servings • 15 Min. Prep Time • 2 Hr. Cook Time • Sweet Potatoes Green Beans Pecan Pie


1 (8 lb.) whole or half ham, bone in or boneless
fresh squeezed orange juice (about 2 Tbsp.)
1 c. honey
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cloves


1. In a small bowl combine the orange juice, honey, cinnamon and cloves; mix well.

2. Place ham on rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer in thickest part of ham.

3. Bake, uncovered, in a 325°F oven for 2 hrs. or until meat thermometer registers 140°F, (about 15-18 min. per pound), basting with the honey glaze during the last 45 min. of baking.

4. Garnish with slivers of the orange peel, if desired.

* Serving Suggestions: This ham recipe is perfect for a festive spring meal. The sweet honey-orange glaze adds just the right finishing touch. Serve with cornbread apricot stuffing, steamed new potatoes, asparagus vinaigrette, hot dinner rolls, and angelfood cake with fresh berries.

* Recipe and photo courtesy of National Pork Board. For more recipes visit: www.PorkBeInspired.com


Calories: 150; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Total Carbs: 12g; Protein: 17g; Sodium: 920mg;

Wine Pairings:

Riesling/Rhine, Gewürztraminer, Chenin Blanc