Orange-Bourbon Glaze for Ham

 

Orange-Bourbon Glaze for Ham

Orange-Bourbon Glaze for Ham

Citrus and Bourbon lend themselves well to a baked or grilled ham. This glaze will provide a nice lightly crisped, candied surface to your Holiday or Easter ham. This recipe is so simple and easy, it just might become one of your favorites.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Sauces

Ingredients
  

  • 2/3 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 cup Grenadine you can substitute with pomegranate or cranberry juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon powdered cloves
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions
 

  • In a medium saucepan, simmer marmalade, bourbon, brown sugar, and grenadine over medium heat.
  • Once the mixture has melted through, add cinnamon, powdered cloves, and salt. Reduce heat to low and let glaze simmer for a couple of minutes until it starts to thicken. The mixture should coat the back of a spoon and have the same consistency as maple syrup.
  • When the mixture has thickened, remove the pot from heat and stir in butter. This will help to “silk” the glaze and add a nice buttery flavor and color to your ham.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes and use, or cover and keep warm until you are ready to baste the ham.
  • This glaze works well on pork tenderloin or kebabs too!

Notes

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Keyword ham

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