myFresha-licious: Orange Glaze for Pork Ham

Orange Glaze for Pork Ham

This is the recipe of the orange glaze used by my husband Frederick for his home-made pork ham.



Freshly squeezed orange juice – 250 ml
Orange zest, minced  1 tbsp
Brown Sugar – 3/4 cup
Soy Sauce – 2 tbsp
Light Corn syrup – 1/2 cup
Grand marnier (rum) – 2 tbsp
Cloves, ground
Ground Black Pepper
Corn Starch – 2 tbsp
Water – 1/4 cup

Cooking Procedure:

1. mix all of the ingredients except for the cornstarch and 1/4 cup of water. 
2. Dissolve the cornstarch in the 1/4 cup of water then add it to the simmering mixture.
3. Let it simmer until the orange glaze is something thick good enough for basting.

Use to baste pork ham.  You can check the home-made pork hams posted in our blog : Home-made Ham : My Husband’s First Pork Ham and  Home-made Ham : Marco’s Pork Ham

 © Fresha-licious (27December 2011)