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Slow Cooker Ham in Ginger Beer
Ham in Ginger beer has a sweet and spicy flavour, it's delicious warm served with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables or serve cold with salad and pickles.
- 1 kg ham or gammon joint unsmoked
- 330 ml Alcoholic Ginger Beer or Ginger Beer
- 3 slices fresh ginger root
For the glaze
- 3 tbsp Ginger preserve
- 2 tbsp water
- 1 tsp grated fresh ginger root
Cook the Ham
Place the ham and ginger root in the slow cooker and pour over the ginger beer.
Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on HIGH for 4-5 hours.
When the cooking time is up, lift the ham from the cooker and drain. Discard the cooking liquid.
Make the Glaze
Place the ginger preserve in a small saucepan with 2 tbsp of water and a tsp of grated fresh ginger root.
Bring to the boil stirring with a wooden spoon to break down the preserve.
Simmer for 5 minutes, then pour into a bowl.
Roast the Ham
Preheat the oven to 170C
Remove the skin from the ham.
Cut across the fat with a sharp knife to create a diamond pattern.
Place the ham in a foil-lined roasting tin and brush all over with half the glaze.
Roast for 15 minutes, remove from the oven and brush over the remaining glaze.
Increase the oven temperature to 190C and roast for another 15 minutes until the glaze is golden.
Remove from the oven and set aside for 15 minutes before carving.
Calories: 339kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 27gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 78mgSodium: 1489mgPotassium: 363mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg