Jerk gammon cooked in ginger ale

Jerk gammon cooked in ginger ale

Served early on Christmas afternoon, meat such as baked ham is traditionally eaten with rice and peas

By , 20 December 2017

(40 votes)

Jerk gammon cooked in ginger ale
  • 2 Hours 30 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £2.00 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 113g serving contains
  • Energy

    983KJ

    235KCAL

    12%
  • Fat

    13.6g

    med

    19%
  • Saturates

    4.4g

    med

    22%
  • Sugars

    3.3g

    low

    4%
  • Salt

    3.28g

    high

    55%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 870kJ/208kcal.
Ingredients
  • 1.4-1.8kg Butcher's Selection Unsmoked Gammon Joint (minimum weight 1.4kg)
  • 2.5L Chosen by you Ginger Ale
  • 3 balls stem ginger, from a jar, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp syrup from the stem ginger jar
  • 1 tbsp Chosen by you Jerk Seasoning
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 150C/130C Fan/Gas 2. Put the gammon in a casserole dish. Pour over the ginger ale to cover. Cook in the oven, with the lid on, for 2 hours.

  • Carefully remove the gammon and discard the ginger ale. Turn up the heat to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. Mix together the ginger, syrup and jerk seasoning. Remove any skin from the meat. Brush the syrup mixture on to the fat.

  • Return the gammon to the oven and cook for 15-20 minutes, until the glaze is caramelised. Serve hot or cold.