How to cook the perfect Christmas Gammon

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How to cook the perfect Christmas Gammon

How to cook the perfect Christmas Gammon

How to cook the perfect gingered gammon. After all the fuss of Christmas Day, Boxing Day is often a more chilled and relaxed affair. We often won't have a fixed meal, rather graze slowly all day on cold meats, cheats and dips and pate. This ginger glazed gammon recipe is easy to prepare and because the slow cooker takes care of the actual cooking. You get more time to spend with the family.

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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 7 hrs
Total Time 7 hrs 20 mins
Servings 8
Calories 429 kcal

Ingredients
  

How to cook the perfect gingered gammon

  • Everything you need for the Perfect Christmas Gammon
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Gammon Joint
  • 30 Black Peppercorns
  • 1.5 l Ginger Beer
  • 1 tbsp English Mustard
  • 3 tbsp Ginger Preserve

Instructions
 

How to cook the perfect gingered gammon

  • Chuck the onion, together with about 10 of the peppercorns into the slow cooker and place the gammon on the top. Pour in the ginger beer and cook on low for 7 hours.
    Simple Slow Cooked Gammon with a ginger glaze
  • Remove the gammon from the slow cooker and carefully remove the skin, leaving behind a thin layer of fat. Score the fat in a criss cross pattern and plonk a peppercorn into each cross.
  • Mix the ginger preserve and mustard together and spoon the mixture all over the gammon and chuck it into a pre heated 180 degree (fan) oven for about 20 minutes.
  • You can then either serve immediately or leave it to cool and serve as part of a meat platter. And there you have it. The perfect Christmas Gammon.
    Simple Slow Cooked Gammon with a ginger glaze
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Nutrition

Calories: 429kcalCarbohydrates: 42.3gProtein: 41.1gFat: 10.9gSaturated Fat: 4.5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 391mgPotassium: 22mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 41.4gCalcium: 0mg
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