Broadbent – A Truly Kentucky Treat
Broadbent – Country Ham
Country Ham with Raisin Sauce
1 16-17 pound Broadbent’s uncooked country ham (item # 1617)
1 (23 ½ x19 inch) oven-cooking bag
1 tablespoon all purpose flour
2 (12 ounce) cans cola soft drink
Directions: Place ham in a large container cover with water, let stand 24 hours. Drain, scrub ham in warm water with a stiff brush, and rinse well. Add flour to oven cooking bag, and shake to coat. Place Ham fat side up in oven bag. Place bag in a 2 inch deep roasting pan. Pour cola over ham; insert a meat thermometer into ham. Making sure it does not touch fat or bone. Close bag with tie: cut 6 (1/2) inch slits in top of bag. Cover with aluminum foil. Bake at 325 degree for 4 hours. Remove foil, and bake 1 more hour or until meat thermometer registers 140 degree. Remove from oven, cool slightly. Slice ham and serve with raisin sauce.
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
½ cup chopped pecans
Directions: Bring raisins, water, and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan; reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Combine sugar, cornstarch, orange rind and orange juice to raisin mixture. Return to a boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Stir in pecans.