Serves 12 Cook Time 8 hours 35 minutes
1 (8 pound) bone-in ham shank
at least 4 Cups water
½ Cup Splenda brown sugar
2 Tbsp liquid smoke flavoring
2 Tbsp Worchestershire
1 pinch fresh ground clove
- Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Place ham in a roasting pan. Pour in water to a 2 inch depth. Cover with a tight fitting lid.
- Bake for 6 to 8 hours in the preheated oven (all day or all night). Remove from the oven, pour off drippings and reserve. De-bone ham, removing any excess fat as well, and return to the roasting pan.
- Skim fat from the top of the drippings, and discard. In a small bowl, mix one cup of the drippings with Splenda brown sugar, liquid smoke, Worcestershire sauce and cloves. Pour this over the ham, cover and return to the oven.
- Bake for another 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving
Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program, Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.
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