Your guide to Christmas ham

Christmas ham is a must-have for your festive feast. Choose your ham from the great range at Coles, then try our tips for glazing.

Sticky mango glazed ham 

Looking for great value?

Coles Beechwood Smoked Half Leg Ham is a lightly smoked crowd-pleaser. Add a glaze, then serve with Coles Apple Sauce and your favourite sides.

Coles smoked half leg ham

Coles Beechwood Smoked Half Leg Ham

Sow stall free, serves 25+

After a no-fuss option?

Pre-glazed and scored for your convenience, Coles Brown Sugar Glazed Easy Carve Ham is a no-fuss option. It’s ideal for busy hosts – all you need to do is heat until caramelised, then carve.

Coles brown sugar glazed ham

Coles Brown Sugar Glazed Easy Carve Ham

Sow stall free, serves 14+

Want perfect crackling?

Award-winning Coles Crackling Ham is a boneless leg ham that’s scored to perfection for crunchy crackling. This easy and ready-to-roast option feeds 10 people. 

Need a good ham glaze?

We asked some of Australia’s much-loved foodies, including our food editor, to tell us how they do Christmas ham at their place. They've each shared their favourite recipe and tips for this festive winner.

How to store your ham

Combine 4 cups (1L) water and 2 tbs vinegar in a bowl. Soak a ham bag or tea towel in the mixture. Wring out excess liquid, then use to cover ham and store in the fridge. Repeat soaking every few days.

How to use leftover ham

Check out our these delicious recipes for some inspiration on how to use your leftover Christmas ham