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Ham with Orange Sauce Recipe

The light and citrusy glaze and sauce is what makes this ham so special. It's as good as it is good for you.—Gloria A. Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min. YIELD:20 servings


  • 1 reduced-sodium semi-boneless fully cooked ham (6 pounds)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup reduced-sugar orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish mustard or spicy brown mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins


  • 1. Remove skin from ham. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Combine orange juice and broth; pour over ham. Sprinkle with cloves. Cover and bake at 325° for 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
  • 2. Combine glaze ingredients; spoon over ham. Bake, uncovered, 20-30 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 140° and ham is heated through.
  • 3. Remove ham to a serving platter and keep warm. Strain pan drippings; skim fat. In a saucepan, combine orange juice, brown sugar and ginger. Stir in pan drippings, oranges and raisins. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes. Thicken if desired. Serve with the ham. Yield: 20 servings (about 3 cups sauce).

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 211 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 907mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit.

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savoie.luvgspointers User ID: 6225701 74398
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2014

"This is a great change of pace compared to using store-bought ham glaze. Only thing I did different: In the glaze I used spicy whole-grain mustard and added 3/4 teaspoon processed horseradish. thing I found was horseradish goes great with ham."

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