Double Apricot Glazed Ham
1 6 ounce package of dried apricots
3 cups chicken stock
18 pound fully cooked ham (non spiral cut)
6 T butter
1 cup finely chopped shallots
2 jars (12 ounce each) apricot preserves
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
zest of one orange
Cut apricots into strips.
Score ham and place into large roasting pan. Cover with 2 cups of stock and apricots. Bake for 2 hours.
Heat butter in large sauce pan. Add shallots and cook until tender. Stir in the preserves, mustard, and orange zest. Add remaining chicken stock and heat to a boil Reduce heat to low and cook and stir for 10 minutes or until the sauce is slightly thickened.
Slice the ham and serve with apricot sauce.
Pairs Well With
I found this recipe on Campbell's Kitchen but have made some changes.