Scandinavian Christmas Ham With Prunes

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READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 325F / 160°C.
  • Cut a deep pocket in the cavity of the ham.
  • Combine prunes, onion, apple and applesauce.
  • Stuff ham with apple mixture, overlap and secure ends.
  • Score the fat and place fat side up in a shallow roasting pan.
  • Pour consomme over the ham.
  • Roast for 30 - 35mins per pound, basting often.
  • When cooked transfer to a dish and keep warm, retain the juices.
  • Remove the fat from the pan juices and discard.
  • Bring the juices to a boil on the hob and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add redcurrant jelly, orange juice, port and salt and simmer for 10 -15 minutes.
  • Serve the gravy with the ham.
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