Recipes and Cooking Cajun-Spiced Ham 4.1 (8) Try this Cajun-Spiced Ham recipe as the centerpiece of your next holiday meal or Sunday dinner. The sweet and spicy Cajun spice is a zesty swap for more traditional honey-glazed ham recipes. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 5, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 15 mins Bake Time: 30 mins Total Time: 45 mins Servings: 20 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon dried oregano, crushed 1 tablespoon dried thyme, crushed 1 tablespoon paprika 1 - 2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried shredded lemon peel 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 6-8 pound cooked ham, rump half Pure maple syrup (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 325°F. For rub, in a small bowl combine brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, thyme, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, lemon peel, and black pepper. Sprinkle spice mixture evenly over ham; rub in with your fingers. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert an oven-going meat thermometer into center of ham. The thermometer should not touch bone. Place roasting pan on oven rack. Pour enough water into the roasting pan to reach 1/2 inch up sides of pan. Cover with foil; bake for 1 hour. Remove foil. Bake for 30 minutes to 1-1/4 hours more or until thermometer registers 140°F. If desired, serve ham with maple syrup. Tips No dried lemon peel? Use 4 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel instead. Need it faster? Rub the spice mix onto ½-inch-thick ham slices and grill. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 248 Calories 13g Fat 3g Carbs 31g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 20 Calories 248 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 84mg 28% Sodium 1100mg 48% Total Carbohydrate 3g 1% Total Sugars 1g Protein 31g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 1.8mg 10% Potassium 512mg 11% Folate, total 4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg Vitamin B-6 0.7mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.