Guava Glazed Ham

By: Executive Chef George Matthews

Ham is a staple during Christmas in Jamaica and in many ways can be considered a part of the island’s Traditional Cuisine. Of course, this version adds a twist to the tradition of ‘dressing a ham.’ Use the recipe below to try it yourself this holiday season.

Here’s how you can make it yourself in the comfort of your own home.

PREP TIME: 1 Hour

DIFFICULTY: Easy

YIELD: 2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large ham
  • 1 tin pineapple juice
  • 2 red stipe beers
  • 1 shot white rum
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 tbsps. cinnamon
  • 2bottles guava jam

Directions

  • Remove wrapper from ham and place in a roasting pan with pineapple juice & red stripe, wrap in foil wrap.
  • Steam in oven until its heated through (about a hour)
  • Once heated through, remove skin & pour off drippings in a sauce pot, bring to a boil, add guava jam, cloves, white rum, turn flame to medium then simmer
  • Using a paring knife score the ham
  • Once the glaze thickens, spoon over ham, with broiler on or oven at 400-450 degrees, put the scoured ham with the sauce on in the oven.
  • Keeping basting until it reaches desired colour.
  • Rest the ham for 15-20mins slice and enjoy

Serve!

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