What is the best spiral ham?
- The Best Spiral Ham is a HoneyBaked Ham. Our founder, Harry J. Hoenselaar, began making what is now recognized as the best spiral ham over 50 years ago. In fact he invented the category of spiral sliced ham because he invented the slicer.
Is a Smithfield spiral ham already cooked?
Your spiral sliced ham is fully cooked and can be gently heated or served chilled. To heat this ham, heat oven to 275 degrees. Remove packaging, reserving liquid. Place ham cut-side down on a large sheet of foil in a roasting pan.
How do you cook a spiral ham so it stays moist?
The second key to a moist spiral ham is to wrap the ham with foil to help keep the moisture in. If you are planning to apply a glaze do so in about the last 15-20 minutes of cooking with the foil removed. I wrap the ham tightly in heavy duty aluminum foil. You don’t need to wrap the bottom of the ham.
How long do you bake a Smithfield ham?
Preheat oven to 275 degrees F. Place ham on a rack in a foil-lined roasting pan, fat side up. Cover tightly with foil. Roast for 15 minutes per pound of ham (1 to 1 1/2 hours).
How many pounds is a Smithfield spiral ham?
SMITHFIELD HAM HALF SPIRAL SLICED (Avg Weight 8-11 lbs)
How do you cook a spiral ham without drying it out?
How to Cook Spiral Ham Without Drying It Out
- Preheat 325.
- Remove spiral ham from package, reserve the liquid. Put the spiral ham in pan with rack in the bottom and with the fat side UP.
- Pour package juices in the bottom of the pan to avoid drying it out.
- Cover spiral ham tightly with foil, no steam escapes.
- Place CENTER of oven.
How do you heat a precooked spiral ham?
Preheat oven to 275°F. Remove all packaging materials and place ham face down directly into baking dish or roasting pan. (Place whole ham on its side.) Cover tightly with lid, foil or place in cooking bag and heat at 275°F for approximately 12-15 minutes per pound.
Do you cover a ham with foil while baking?
Baking the ham uncovered
→ Follow this tip: Place the ham cut-side down in a baking pan. Cover the ham with foil or use a baking bag to heat up the ham until it’s time to glaze.
Should a ham be covered while baking?
Remember this throughout the entire baking process in order to ensure a tasty, juicy ham. Cover the meat with foil and place it cut-side down in a shallow roasting pan. Then bake the ham in a 325 degree oven for 22-26 minutes per pound OR until the internal temperature reaches between 140 and 150 degrees.
Do you wash a spiral ham before cooking?
Simply slice and serve. If you prefer, reheat in aluminum foil on low heat (275 degrees) until slightly warm. Uncooked Hams require soaking before cooking since these hams are dry cured. After soaking, wash ham thoroughly in warm water.