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Grill-Roasted Coke and Pineapple Glazed Ham

Grill-Roasted Coke and Pineapple Glazed Ham

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Grill-Roasted Coke and Pineapple Glazed Ham

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About This Recipe

Yield:Serves 12 to 16
Active time:30 minutes
Total time:3 hours
Special equipment:Smoker or grill
This recipe appears in: Grilling: Coke and Pineapple Glazed Ham

Ingredients

  • For the Glaze:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup Coke
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
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  • 1 spiral sliced city ham, shank end, 6 to 8 pounds
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  • Type of fire: Indirect
  • Grill heat: Low

Procedures

  1. 1

    To make the glaze: Combine brown sugar, coke, pineapple juice, ketchup, honey, vinegar, and soy sauce in a medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, reduce to a simmer, and cook, stirring occasionally until thickened to a syrupy consistency, 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

  2. 2

    Fire up smoker or grill to 250°F. Wrap ham in heavy duty aluminum foil and place on smoked. Cover and cook until an instant read thermometer registers 100°F when inserted into thickest part of ham, about 2 hours.

  3. 3

    Unwrap ham and brush liberally with glaze. Cover and continue to cook for 15 minutes. Brush ham with glaze a second time, cover, and continue to cook until an instant read thermometer registers 120°F when inserted into thickest portion of ham, about 15 minutes more. Remove ham from smoker, let rest for 15 minutes, then serve.

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