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Zanele’s Christmas Gammon with Apricot Glaze

140 Minutes
12 Servings
11 Ingredients


This Apricot Glazed Gammon is the perfect roast pork centrepiece for your Christmas lunch! Pair it with one of our Christmas salad recipes for a deliciously easy Christmas lunch idea.


1. Preheat your oven to 180ºC.

2. Boil your Christmas gammon with the onion and thyme for 1 hour, then put aside.

3. In a saucepan, mix all the remaining ingredients together, then cook your apricot jam glaze on a low heat until reduced and thickened. 

4. Place the gammon in a baking tray. Remove the skin, lightly score large diamond shapes onto the gammon.

5. Pour the glaze over the gammon and grill for 20 minutes.

When ready, serve with Roasted Sweet Potatoes or one of our easy Christmas recipes.

Original recipe by Cooking with Zanele.

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  • 1x Gammon Roast Box from our butchery
  • ½ cup apricot jam
  • ½ cup brown or apple cider vinegar 
  • 4 cloves garlic; finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion; finely chopped
  • Handful fresh thyme (or 2 tsp. dried thyme)
  • Handful of fresh ginger; grated
  • 5 ml paprika
  • 10 ml barbecue spice
  • Salt and pepper to taste