Very carefully, snip off the string and slide a knife, in a horizontal sawing motion, between the ham rind and fat, then lift off the rind, leaving a thin layer of fat on the meat. Lightly score the ham fat with a knife in a crisscross pattern.
Mix the mustard, honey and sugar in a small bowl and spread it all over the ham fat. Bring the foil in towards the ham to create a bowl to catch any sticky juices.
Serve hot or cold with mash and greens, crusty bread or potato salad and mustard. This ingredient shopping module is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page.
You may be able to find more information about this and similar content on their website. Tip half the sugar into the slow cooker and place the gammon on top.
Serve hot or cold with mash and greens, crusty bread or potato salad and mustard. Remove the top layer of fat from the gammon, brush the gammon with 1tbsp each of runny honey and wholegrain mustard and cook in a preheated oven at 200 °C (180 °C) mark 6 for about 15-20min until golden.
Per Serving: Calories: 311 Fiber: 0 g Total carbs: 9 g Sugars: 9 g Total fat: 15 g Saturated fat: 5 g Protein: 35 g Sign up to our newsletter to get more articles like this delivered straight to your inbox.
This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. Gammon is one of those guilty pleasures of the festive period that few meat eaters can resist, but it has to be succulent and moist or else it ain't worth it.
Whichever recipe you choose, it takes just five minutes to prepare, so you can pop the ingredients in the slow cooker and relax until it's time to make the sides. Make sure you use a large-sized slow cooker for these recipes, as you'll be using a big cut of meat that needs room.
Find gorgeous Christmas dinner ideas in our guide. To make sure your ham doesn't turn out dry, you'll need to cook your gammon in something quite acidic, though not too vinegary.
You can use any other type of mustard if you prefer, but we think whole grain works especially well here; Honey, 100 ml; Salt, to taste; 750ml of apple cider, ale or apple juice, to cover the gammon joint. Your ham is ready to serve with apple chutney and chips/fresh bread.
Swap the apple juice/cider for a can of cola for a sweet and sticky take on the classic. Heap with coleslaw (this goes great with a sticky cola ham); Pile with hot sage and onion stuffing; Smother it in mustard or hot sauce for a spicy kick; Do away with the classic roll and pull the pork using two forks, before serving in a wrap or as a burrito.
STEP 3 Carefully pour the liquid away, then let the ham cool a little while you heat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Lift the ham into a roasting tin, then cut away the skin leaving behind an even layer of fat.
STEP 4 Mix the maple syrup, mustard, vinegar and ground cloves or five-spice in a jug. STEP 5 Remove from the oven and allow resting for 10 minutes, then spoon more glaze over the top.
Gammon joint 1.5 kg carrot 1, quartered celery 1 stick, halved onion 1, quartered black peppercorns 1 tbsp dry cider 400ml Put in the gammon joint and tuck the surrounding veg.
When the skin is cool enough to handle carefully cut it away, leaving a layer of fat. Score the fat and sit the gammon in a foil-lined baking tray.
Kcal 419 Fat 22.7 g Saturates 7.4 g Carbs 6.2 g Sugars 5.9 g Fiber 1.6 g Protein 42.3 g Salt 5.5 g You can keep the recipe super simple and literally just add the gammon and a little water.
But, if you don’t add any water to the slow cooker, the gammon won’t burn. Slow cooking a gammon joint in coke might seem like a strange idea.
If you are making a glaze for the gammon (see details further down), you can use honey then before putting it in the oven. Leave the gammon in the slow cooker for a longer length of time so that it becomes more tender and you are able to pull it apart and shred it.
If you do want to reduce the salt content, ideally you will soak it in a bowl of fresh water for at least 12 hours before you want to cook it. Simply place the whole gammon joint in a large enough saucepan and bring it to the boil.
If you struggle to take it out, or it feels a bit springy, the meat isn’t cooked. You can either serve the gammon straight from the slow cooker, or add a glaze and cook it in an oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
Add the Cajun or Creole seasoning, and black and cayenne peppers. This slowcookergammon in pineapple juice is so easy to make and tastes amazing.
I find the pineapple juice makes the gammon lovely and sweet, and slow cooking it keeps it nice and tender. I usually serve it with Macaroni Cheese (my favorite) and peas, for an easy weeknight dinner that the whole family love.
I've also heard from a blogger friend of mine that Iron BYU is good with gammon as well. This indulgent slow cooker macaroni cheese recipe is pure comfort food.
You can make use of leftover gammon in any recipe that calls for cooked ham. My Hawaiian Macaroni Cheese is a lovely pasta dish that you could make with leftover gammon.
1 kg Smoked Gammon Joint 1.5 Liters Pineapple Juice Place the gammon joint in your slow cooker and cover with the pineapple juice.
The recipe book is called “Low-Carb Slowpoke Classics” by Dana Carpenter. Dana became a devotee of low-carb cooking when she lost weight easily and successfully on a low-carb diet, having struggled most of her life to control her weight.
Her recipe calls for the use of Spend as a sweetener if you are uncomfortable with using this ingredient then I would change it to a teaspoon of honey, wouldn’t do too much harm as the ratio of honey to ham is large. If you think you ham may be on the salty side you could soak the joint in water for 24 hours.
Mix 2 tbsp artificial sweetener and water and put this on the base of the slow cooker. Mix together the rest of the ingredients artificial sweetener, vinegar, sugar, and mustard.