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Baked Ham with Dijon Mustard

No recipe image available.Baked ham served with a wine-Dijon mustard sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups whole-grain Dijon mustard
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon dried marjoram
2 tablespoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (9 to 10-pound) fully cooked bone-in ham (shank or butt end)
2 1/2 cups Madeira wine
1 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh marjoram or 2 teaspoons dried
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Line large roasting pan with double layer of foil.
  2. Mix first 6 ingredients in medium bowl. Set aside.
  3. Trim any tough rind and fat from upper side of ham, leaving 1/4-inch-thick layer of fat. Using long sharp knife, score fat in 1-inch-wide diamond pattern. Place ham in prepared pan. Pour Madeira and orange juice into bottom of pan.
  4. Bake ham until heated through, about 45 minutes.
  5. Remove pan from oven.
  6. Increase oven temperature to 450°F (230°C).
  7. Spread mustard mixture generously over top and sides of ham.
  8. Return to oven and continue to bake until mustard coating is golden brown, about 35 minutes. Transfer ham to platter.
  9. Skim fat from pan juices and discard. Pour pan juices into medium saucepan. Add marjoram and bring to boil. Season sauce with salt and pepper.
  10. Slice ham into 1/2 inch-thick slices. Serve with sauce.

Makes 8 servings.