Paleo Friendly Honey, Mustard & Orange Glazed Ham

How to make the perfect glazed ham. I used organic, gluten free ham from Sherwood Rd Organic Meats and basted with a Paleo friendly honey, mustard & orange glaze for that perfect caramelised coating.  Scroll down to watch the video below on how to make a Christmas glazed ham. 

Note: This recipe is gluten free, grain free, dairy free, refined sugar free and Paleo. 

Perfect for Christmas! 

Find more gluten free and and Paleo Christmas recipes check out my Health and Happy Christmas Recipe e-book



Paleo Friendly Honey, Mustard & Orange Glazed Ham 


  • 4kg leg of ham, on the bone with rind on
    2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
    1/2 cup honey
    3 tbsp seeded mustard
    Zest of 1 orange, finely grated
    Approx 30 cloves



  1. To a saucepan add orange juice, honey, mustard and orange zest, whisk to combine. Simmer over medium heat until begins to slightly thicken. Set aside to cool.
  2. Use a shark knife to score skin around ham hock. Use fingers to peel back skin around the ham leaving the fat in tact.
  3. Use a sharp knife to score through the fat in a criss cross patter (be careful not to cut through the meat).
  4. Brush ham with a generous amount of glaze.
  5. Pierce a clove into each diamond.
  6. Place ham in a roasting pan and cook in oven for 15-20 minutes or until it starts to colour.
  7. Remove from oven and brush again with remaining glaze and put back into oven for another 15-20 minutes or until the top of the ham has caramalised.

Watch the Video: 



    Take out ham from fridge up to an hour before prepping, this will make it easier to remove skin from ham.
    If time permits, re-glaze ham every 10-15 minutes to enhance flavours and caramelisation.
    Watch the base of your baking tray doesn’t start to burn from the glaze, if so add a touch of water to the pan.



Share This Recipe:

  • If you love this recipe or you know someone who would enjoy it too, please share the link to the recipe with your friends and family or on Facebook (click the share button at the top of this page). Your support helps me to share more recipes that help others, so thank you.
  • Don't forget to share your recipe remakes on Instagram and tag @livelovenourishaus so I don't miss it! 

  • Thank you so much for supporting my recipes. Make sure you let me know what you think in the comments below :) 

Recipe by Casey-Lee Lyons, Live Love Nourish for Sherwood Rd Organic Meats. © Live Love Nourish™ 2018. All rights reserved.

Our photos and content are copyright protected. I kindly ask that you please don't copy our photos without prior written permission. If you wish to share this recipe please provide a link back to the recipe on my website. Thank you so much! I appreciate your support. 


  • 15
  • 40
  • 10
  • skill
All of the LLN recipes are:
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Soy Free
  • Yeast Free
  • Preservative Free
  • Refined Sugar Free
This recipe is also:
  • Peanut Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Corn Free