Zesty Glazed Ham on the Bone, with Fresh Mango Salsa.


  • Ham

  • 1 leg ham

  • 1 orange zest and juice

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • sea salt

  • freshly ground Black pepper

  • Clove

  • Mango Salsa

  • 3 ripe mangos diced

  • 1 small Red Onion finely diced

  • 1 finely chopped Red chilli

  • sea salt

  • freshly ground Black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons Lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil


  • Ham:

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C.

  • 2.

    Place orange juice and zest, mustard, brown sugar, salt and pepper together in a small bowl and stir to combine.

  • 3.

    Cut skin off ham, leaving a layer of fat and leaving skin on the hock in a zig zag pattern.

  • 4.

    Score ham in diamond pattern and place cloves in corners of diamonds.

  • 5.

    Place ham in a baking dish, spread glaze over ham covering ham completely.

  • 6.

    Place in oven, reapplying the glaze at ten minute intervals, and bake for thirty minutes until ham is golden and glazed.

  • Mango Salsa:

  • 1.

    Place mango, onion and chilli in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.

  • 2.

    Drizzle with olive oil, lemon juice and gently stir to combine.

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Posted by Report
I tried to find more information about the leg it pre-cooked? Smoked? Dry cured? Here at the other part of the earth it is not obvious but I would love to impress with this my family for easter. Please help!
Posted by RT24Report
I"ll give it a go for christmas.
Posted by Gavin17Report
Used the recipe once turned out great, just looking it up again to do for Christmas, easy and simple and everyone is impressed.
Posted by Report
it tasted fantastic! However i am not a fan of all the fat you have to eat in order to taste the glaze. Next time i will be cutting all the fat off and trying that out.