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Apricot Citrus Stuffed Ham

A juicy baked ham stuffed with sweet apricots and citrus.

Apricot Citrus Stuffed Ham Photo Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients

1- 1.5 pound extra-lean ham, roast cut

18 pieces dried apricot halves
1 Tbs. lemon zest
1 1/2 Tbs. orange zest
1/4 cup honey
4 Tbs. frozen orange juice concentrate, at room temperature
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 Tbs. brandy or bourbon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Use a paring knife to cut a hole through center of ham
  3. Press 6 apricots and half of each zest into opening
  4. Make criss-cross cuts in top of ham, about 1/8-inch deep
  5. Set ham in a baking pan and sprinkle remaining apricots around it

Glaze

  1. Stir together honey, juices, brandy and remaining zests
  2. Brush ham with glaze, then pour glaze around ham
  3. Bake 40 minutes, basting top every 10 minutes
  4. Slice, serve hot and drizzle with extra glaze