How to cook and carve gammon

Video guide to how to cook and carve gammon

Roasted gammon is great served hot or cold and can be cooked in a variety of ways. We're often asked whether gammon needs to be boiled before roasting or whether it can be popped straight into the oven. This gammon is already in a roasting bag, which can go directly to the oven straight from the fridge. It's prepared and sealed in the bag for freshness, so there's no need to touch the raw meat. What could be simpler?

A speedy way to cook gammon

This is a speedy, convenient and mess-free way to cook your gammon. So all you have to do is remove the sleeve and place the gammon, flat side down, onto a roasting tray and cook in the centre of a pre-heated oven for one hour and five minutes.

Cooking the gammon in this way keeps the meat moist and flavoursome.

Once the gammon joint is cooked, remove from the oven to rest. It's really important to let your gammon joint rest for five minutes, this keeps the meat really succulent. Carefully cut open the roasting bag and remove the gammon from the bag and place onto the carving board.

Hold the gammon securely and start carving long and thin and slow slices.

Now transfer your slices to the serving platter and you're ready to serve. You can also your gammon in sandwiches, salads, quiche or pasta dishes.

So that's Tesco roast in the bag gammon joint. Easy to cook, easy to carve, easy to serve.


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