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Slow cooked gammon joint :(

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ronconcoke Sun 22-Dec-19 11:04:26

Any tips on how to make a gammon joint tastier in a slow cooker? I put a large, unsmoked joint in with a tin of pineapple pieces for 9 hours and it came out bland as anything sad

Would smoked have been better?

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GreenTulips Sun 22-Dec-19 11:06:01

Try apple juice and honey

Ninkanink Sun 22-Dec-19 11:08:32

Mustard and honey glaze, studded with cloves and a few bay leaves. Put it into the oven and bake it until nicely glazed.

Ninkanink Sun 22-Dec-19 11:10:19

(Sorry, to be clear, cook in slow cooker and then glaze it and cook it in the oven afterwards for about 25 min)

You can still do this now.

ronconcoke Sun 22-Dec-19 11:46:48

Ah great, thanks for those tips, both. What oven temp?

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Ninkanink Sun 22-Dec-19 13:16:11

I’d say 180, for about 25 min, half an hour max. But it’s not to actually cook the ham since that’s already done, so you can just have a look at the glaze and when you’re happy with it, take it out. Don’t cook it for too long as you’ll dry out the meat.

rosie39forever Sun 22-Dec-19 13:46:17

Cook it in cider or full sugar coke if you like it a bit sweeter, then cut the rind off and score the fat and glaze with honey and mustard and put it in the oven for 30 mins.

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