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Pineapple Maple Mustard Glazed Ham


13 Dec 2016

With Christmas just around the corner, here's something you can impress your friends and family with.



2kg ham (smoked or unsmoked)
3 litres water
2 bay leaves
2 sticks cinnamon
4 star anise
10 cloves
1 can pineapple rings (can also use fresh pineapples)
50g butter
A splash of dark rum (optional)


Step 1
Add 2kg ham to a pot with 3 litres of water. Subsequently add 2 bay leaves, 2 sticks cinnamon, 4 star anise, 10 cloves, and bring to boil. Simmer for 1 hour.
Step 2
Once done, remove ham from pot and transfer to roasting tray.

Step 3
In a bowl, mix 150ml of maple syrup, 1/4 cup of wholegrain mustard, 1/2 cup of pineapple juice, black pepper to taste, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, and 2 - 3 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce. Mix well, transfer to a sauce pot, and let it cook until thicken.
Step 4
Pour 1/2 of the sauce over ham and spread evenly. Then bake in your Tecno oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 40-45 mins. Brush ham with sauce mixture every 12 minutes.

Step 5
For the seared pineapples, melt 50g of butter in a pan. Place in the pineapple rings (sliced into halves) and brown them on both sides over your Tecno stove. Transfer pineapples to serving dish.
Step 6
Once ham is done, remove from oven and let it rest for 15 mins. Slice the ham and serve with remaining sauce and seared pineapples.