Bacon Wrapped Sorrel Pimento Ham

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 45 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 5 lbs Boneless leg Ham
  • 2 packs Streaky Bacon
  • 1 cup Sorrel
  • 2 tsp Spicy sorrel chutney
  • 1 tbsp Pimento crushed
  • ½ tsp Cloves crushed
  • 1 cup Unsweetened sorrel juice
  • ½ cup Honey

Instructions
 

  • 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • 2. Wrap the ham completely in two to three layers of foil
  • 3. Place the wrapped ham in a baking dish half filled with water and warm in the oven; 6 minutes per pound
  • 4. In a saucepan, make a rich sauce using the fresh sorrel, sorrel chutney, sorrel juice, honey, pimento and cloves
  • 5. Once the sauce is slightly thick, remove it from the heat and set aside
  • 6. Remove the ham from the oven
  • 7. Remove the foil and wrap completely in bacon, pinning with toothpicks to secure
  • 8. Place in a 470 degree oven to cook the bacon until almost golden; 8-10 minutes
  • 9. Pour the sorrel glaze over the ham and put back in the oven for another 5 minutes
  • 10. When the bacon is crispy and the sauce is thick, remove from the oven and serve

Notes

Tips:
1. Make sure the ham is completely defrosted before warming
2. Boneless fully cooked hams are very easy to dry out do not over cook
3. A 5-pound boneless ham will take about thirty minutes to warm all the way through to the centre

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