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Ham tips.....

So I have a 7kg smoked bone in ham anyone with any tips how to prepare it?



    This is a simple way to do ham on the egg.  Since it's already been smoked I wouldn't add any smoking wood except perhaps a mild fruit wood. I did something similar about a month ago and it was really good. 
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  • egretegret Posts: 4,089
    Try it like this:

    Maple-Bourbon Ham

    by John Hall (egret)


    Maple-Bourbon Paste (recipe follows)

    10-12 # cooked, ready to eat Ham (bone-in Butt or Shank section) 

    1/2-1 cup Maple Syrup

    Cherry and Apple Chunks


    The day before smoking, place ham in a pan flat side down. Inject in multiple locations with maple syrup (use more than 1 cup if it will take it).

    Smear the Maple-Bourbon Paste all over the exposed surfaces (except flat side). Cover loosely with plastic wrap and put in refrigerator until ready to smoke (You can remove ham from refrigerator up to one hour before cooking).

    Stabilize egg at 250℉ with plate setter (legs up) and regular grid on plate setter. Put 3 or 4 good size chunks of wood on coals, then place ham on grid. Cook until internal temperature reaches 140°. (this should take about 5 hours). 

    Maple-Bourbon Paste:

    2 Tbls. pure Maple Syrup

    2 Tbls. freshly ground Black Pepper

    2 Tbls. Dijon or Honey-Dijon Mustard

    1 Tbls. Bourbon

    1 Tbls. Vegetable Oil

    1 Tbls. Paprika

    1 Tbls. Onion Powder 

    2 tsp. coarse Salt, either Kosher or Sea Salt

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,582
    NAKED HAM / SMOKE ONLY Let me start that for the past 6 years i have only cooked Egerts Ham (this is an outstanding ham Egged on the BGE). A short while ago went looking for (did not know this at the time) a naked ham / smoke only. Looking at other ways to do a ham w/o the burbon, maple syrup, brown sugar, NO ANYTHING. Guys this was outstanding ham. It tasted like ham. It was a 7 lb Cooks ham (shank) and NOTHING was put on it (Nothing). Just smoke: both lots of Sugar Maple and cherry chunks. Cooked at 300 till 135. I did score the ham deep. Cooked indirect. New item: just did spiral and worked out fine. image
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • As with many great inventions, Mickey stumbled on his success with a Naked Ham by accident.  He started out wanting to cook a ham naked, but after 10 shots of Tito Vodka and the screaming from the neighbors to put some clothes on, he got confused and cooked a Naked Ham instead.  The rest is history.

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  • Thanks Mickey, I am going to try this this weekend.
    Nowhere Indiana
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,582
    Thanks Mickey, I am going to try this this weekend.

    If not spiral please score inch to inch and a half deep all over. If spiral it takes of itself.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • I rub mine with mustard and coarse pepper. Then inject with a mixture of vinegar, ketchup, water, cayenne, and salt. Injection makes a nice flavor.
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