How to prepare a gammon joint. Put the meat in a large pan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil, adding any flavourings you may wish eg cinnamon, bay, peppercorns, coriander seeds and onion. Cook for 30 mins per 450g/1lb, periodically skimming and discarding any white froth that comes to the surface.
Method. Roast in the centre of the oven for 10 minutes, then take the joint out and brush the top and remaining side with the rest of the glaze. Return the gammon to the oven for a further 10– 15 minutes, rotating the tin so that the opposite side of the gammon faces the back of the oven.
Variations. For a quicker option, after soaking the gammon (step 1) try wrapping the joint in a silver foil parcel and roasting for 20 minutes in an oven set to 170°C/gas mark 3, then finish by glazing in a marinade and crisping up in the oven for 30 minutes at 220°C/ gas mark 7. If choosing this option, make sure the joint has a good amount of fat,
Roast Gammon. You can also roast your gammon joint in the oven. Similarly to calculating the cooking time for boiling, firstly you need to weigh your raw gammon joint, but this time, allow 30 minutes per 450g (1lb), plus an additional 30 minutes, and cook it at 180°C (350°F or Gas Mark 4). Place the gammon joint in a large roasting tin,
Recipe Method. 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (gas mark 4). Lay a piece of foil large enough to enclose the gammon on a large baking tray, put the gammon onto it and lift up the sides of the foil. 2. Pour the wine or water gently over the joint and then fold the foil loosely over it, sealing the edges tightly so moisture does not escape.
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10 ways to cook gammon Get creative in the kitchen with our easy glazed ham and gammon ideas. We’ve got a classic boiled gammon recipe as well as some simple twists for turning a ham into a showstopping Easter, Christmas or family lunch centrepiece.
Method. Put the gammon joint into a large bowl (or spotlessly clean bucket), cover with cold water and leave to soak for 24 hours. Set the oven to 160°C/gas 3. Lay a sheet of kitchen foil in a roasting pan that is large enough to take the joint with some room to spare. Lay a second sheet across it, at right angles.
Place the joint a large bowl filled with cold water. Allow it to soak overnight in the refrigerator to …
How to cook gammon joints: – To boil a gammon joint: place it in a pan and cover with cold water, add cloves, black peppercorns or bay leaves to flavour if required. – Bring the water to the boil, when the water boils, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes per 450g plus 20 minutes or until thoroughly cooked.