Orange Glaze for Ham


This is a easy, sweet but tangy glaze that goes perfectly with ham.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
12 servings


  • 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained and liquid reserved

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons orange juice


  1. Drain the juice from the can of mandarin oranges into a microwave-safe bowl. Eat the oranges, or reserve for other uses. Stir in the brown sugar and orange juice. Cook in the microwave for 5 minutes on full power, then stir and cook for another 5 minutes. Glaze will be runny.

  2. Use to glaze a whole ham every 10 minutes during the last hour of cooking. Also baste a few times after you take the ham out of the oven.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

84 Calories
22g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 84
% Daily Value *
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 13mg 67%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 76mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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