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Basic Bone-In Leg of Pork

No recipe image available.A basic recipe for a large cut, bone-in leg of pork (fresh ham). Serve with a chutney or glaze at the table.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 whole, bone-in leg of pork (fresh ham), about 15 to 20 pounds

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C)
  2. Place pork on a rack in large shallow roasting pan. Roast for 3 1/2 hours to five hours or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part reads 150°F (65°C). (About 15 to 20 minutes per pound.)
  3. Remove from oven, cover with foil and let rest for 20 minutes.

Makes 10 to 12 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.