What do you serve with roast gammon?

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What do you serve with roast gammon?

What to Serve with Gammon. Gammon is a great roast and goes well with a large variety of vegetables Choose two or three alongside potatoes. I would always serve it with roast potatoes, but you could use other potatoes such as baked or mashed if you like.

Do you have to soak a gammon joint?

Talk to your butcher about the cure they’ve used – some are stronger than others, but most will need around 12-48 hours soaking. Cover the gammon in fresh water, changing it every 12 hours. Taste it and if it’s still too salty, leave the joint to soak a little longer in fresh water.

Does gravy go with gammon?

Usually no sauce or gravy with gammon. Done properly it’s juicy enough by itself. Mind you, a cheese sauce can be tasty. Parsley sauce for me all the way…it’s perfect with ham!

How long do you boil a 1.3 kg Gammon joint for?

2. Bring to the boil, put a lid on the pot and turn the heat down to a simmer. Cook for 40 minutes per kilo.

Does boiling gammon remove salt?

Try boiling the ham. Boil the ham for about ten minutes. This can help leach out any remaining salt. Taste the ham after you have boiled it for about ten minutes. If it is still too salty, try boiling it for another one or two minutes.

How long do you boil a 1KG Gammon joint for?

Cooking your Gammon Weigh your meat to calculate cooking times. To work out your cooking time, allow 20 minutes per lb (1lb is 454g). For example for a 1KG gammon it’s going to be 40 minutes.

How do I cook a cheap gammon joint?

Cooking instructions: Oven Remove all packaging. Place joint in a roasting tray and cover loosely with foil. Place on the middle shelf of the oven. During cooking: Cook for 1 hour 15 mins.

How long do I cook a 750g gammon joint?

Pre-heat your oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Remove all packaging. Wrap the joint in foil and place on a baking tray and cook for 1 hour 25 minutes – 1 hour 35 minutes. At the end of the cooking time, remove the foil and cook for a further 20 minutes.

What’s the best way to cook a gammon joint?

Roast gammon You can also roast your gammon joint in the oven. Similarly to calculating the cooking time for boiling, firstly you need to weigh your raw gammon joint, but this time, allow 30 minutes per 450g (1lb), plus an additional 30 minutes, and cook it at 180°C (350°F or Gas Mark 4).

Do you have to roll Gammon before roasting?

Scoring the skin before roasting is a must to help render down the fat and ensure mouth-wateringly crisp skin. For ease of serving, try and choose a gammon joint which has no bone and is already rolled by a butcher. Soak the gammon in water for 24 hours to remove any excess salt from the joint.

What’s the best thing to serve with Gammon?

The most common flavours matched to roast gammon are honey and cloves, complementing the rich, salty quality of the meat. Why not branch out a little when next serving roast gammon – James Mackenzie pairs gammon with scrumpy cider and Emily Watkins serves her gammon lardons with a pea salad, as well as a twist on the traditional egg.

Which is better poaching or roasting Gammons?

Poaching your gammon joint along with vegetables and aromatics infuses it with flavor and pre-cooks it to cut down on roasting time. Finishing your gammon joint in the oven will render some of the fat and give it a nice crispy texture, as well as help your glaze stick. This yummy dish is sure to satisfy you and your dinner guests!

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