How To Cook A Whole Ham?

How long does it take to roast a ham?

Put the ham, flat-side down, on a rack in a roasting pan.

Pour 1/4 inch water into the bottom of the pan.

Transfer to the oven and roast until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the ham registers 130 degrees F, about 2 hours, 30 minutes (about 15 minutes per pound).

How do I cook a precooked ham?

Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place the ham on a rack in a large baking pan and add about 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch of water to the pan. If the ham is labeled ‘fully cooked’ (does not require heating), heat it in the oven for about 10 minutes per pound, or to an internal temperature of 140 F.20 Mar 2019

Do you cover a ham when roasting?

Cover the meat with foil and place it cut-side down in a shallow roasting pan. Then bake the ham in a 325 degree oven for 22-26 minutes per pound OR until the internal temperature reaches between 140 and 150 degrees. Put it back into the oven uncovered and cook for another 20 to 25 minutes.18 Apr 2014

How do you place a ham in a roasting pan?

Uncovered: After trimming the skin and some of the fat, place the ham on a rack in a shallow baking pan with fat side up. Half hams should be placed with cut side down. Add 1/4 inch of water to the bottom of the roasting pan.