The Big Easy Ham with Maple Mustard Sauce

The Big Easy Ham with Maple Mustard Sauce

20 mins
1 hrs

The Big Easy Ham with Maple Mustard Sauce is a simple meal that everyone looks forward to, whether it’s a special holiday or a regular Sunday dinner. This tasty moist ham with the sweetness of maple, the texture of whole grain and the tangy sharpness of Dijon mustard turns any gathering into a special occasion.

We made this recipe in The Big Easy. Not just for turkeys, The Big Easy® Oil-Less Turkey Fryer makes cooking ham easy too.


For the Ham

  • 1 (12-16 pound) fully-cooked smoked ham, bone-in

For the Maple Mustard Sauce

  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1/4 cup salted butter, softened


Step 1 Of 6
Power up The Big Easy® Oil-less Fryer.
Hot Tip
The Big Easy was designed to be powered ON (all the way to the left) and OFF (all the way to the right). All recipes for The Big Easy are based on operating the fryer at full power.
Place ham into the roaster basket and lower the roaster basket into the cooking chamber. Insert a meat thermometer into the ham so that the dial is easy to read when the basket is in the cooker.
Cook until the internal temperature reaches 140°F, about 2 to 3 hours. Cook time varies based on weather conditions and the size of your ham.
Meanwhile, whisk together maple syrup, whole grain mustard, Dijon mustard and cayenne powder in a skillet over medium heat. Bring to a boil and add butter. Lower heat and simmer for about 5 minutes.
Lift the basket out of the cooking chamber and set it on a shallow sheet pan until the basket is cool to the touch. Remove ham from basket, place it on a tray or cutting board and let it rest for 15 minutes.
Hot Tip
Giving your meat the time it needs to rest allows juices to redistribute, retaining moisture for tender meat. The internal temperature will continue to rise 10 to 15 degrees until it levels out and then begins to fall.
Slice the ham and serve with maple mustard sauce.
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