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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

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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.

How to cook the perfect Christmas Gammon

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time7 hrsTotal Time7 hrs 20 mins

How to cook the perfect gingered gammon
 Everything you need for the Perfect Christmas Gammon
 1 Onionthickly sliced
 1 Gammon Joint
 30 Black Peppercorns
 1.50 l Ginger Beer
 1 tbsp English Mustard
 3 tbsp Ginger Preserve

How to cook the perfect gingered gammon
1

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.

2

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.

3

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.

4

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.

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Ingredients

How to cook the perfect gingered gammon
 Everything you need for the Perfect Christmas Gammon
 1 Onionthickly sliced
 1 Gammon Joint
 30 Black Peppercorns
 1.50 l Ginger Beer
 1 tbsp English Mustard
 3 tbsp Ginger Preserve

Directions

How to cook the perfect gingered gammon
1

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.

2

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.

3

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.

4

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.

5

If you like this recipe and want to see more head over to the main recipe page main recipe page where you can search ingredients or type of food.

I am also on social media and you can find me on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

How to cook the perfect Christmas Gammon

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