recipe of ultimate Vietnamese glazed Christmas ham

What’s happening? , I hope you’re having an incredible day today. Today, we’re going to make a special dish, Vietnamese glazed Christmas ham. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Vietnamese glazed Christmas ham is one of the most favored of recent trending foods on earth. It is simple, it is quick, it tastes delicious. It is enjoyed by millions every day. They are fine and they look wonderful. Vietnamese glazed Christmas ham is something that I’ve loved my entire life.

Table of Contents


  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 long red chilli, finely diced
  • Zest and Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4-5kg half leg ham on the bone
  • 1/4 cup cloves


  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 200C conventional (180C fan forced).
  • Step 2
    Place ginger, garlic, chilli, lime zest, fish sauce, dark soy, sugar, star anise, cinnamon and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan, stir to combine then place over medium heat. Cook until it reduces and becomes slightly syrupy. Add lime juice and stir.
  • Step 3
    Remove skin from ham with a large knife, trim any excess fat from skin.
  • Step 4
    Score ham in a criss cross pattern.
  • Step 5
    Pierce individual cloves all over ham to make a pretty pattern.
  • Step 6
    Once syrup has reduced, place ham on baking tray lined with foil and baste ham with a good amount of syrup.
  • Step 7
    Place ham in oven and cook for about 30 minutes, basting ham every 10 minutes. When ham is warmed and glazed, remove from oven, baste one final time with remaining syrup to make the ham look glossy and serve.

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