How long do you cook a 2.3 kg Gammon joint?

Chef's answer
Preparation and Safety Remove all packaging. Place joint in a baking tray and cover with foil. Place tray in the centre of the oven. During cooking: Cook for 3 hrs 30 mins, removing the foil for the last 30 mins.
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
Searing meat is an essential step if you want to make the most flavorful roasts, steaks, chops, and more. When you sear meat, you caramelize the natural sugars in the meat and brown the proteins, forming a rich brown crust on the surface of the meat that amplifies the savory flavor of the finished dish.24 Sep 2014
To ensure it's done but still retains its pink colour inside, you can pierce the joint with a skewer and check out the juices. A pinky red colour equals medium rare, and pink means medium.22 Dec 2020
Add the stock pot and enough boiling water to come a third of the way up the meat (rinse out the frying pan with it to collect any residual flavour). Transfer the meat to the oven, cover with a lid and cook for 6 hrs turning once or twice during cooking, until really tender.24 Feb 2021
Season the pork with salt and pepper then heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium to high heat. Brown the pork shoulder on all sides then transfer to a slow cooker. Add all the other ingredients, then cook on low for 6-8 hours until the meat pulls apart when pressed with two forks.24 Apr 2021
Place the pork in the oven and leave for 15 mins then turn the heat down to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and continue to roast for 1hr 30 mins. If after this time you don't have brilliant crackling turn the heat up again and check every 5 mins until the skin has crackled.
Leaner roasts such as rump, chuck, or brisket have less fat marbling, so they can become chewy if not cooked correctly. It is the fat and connective tissue in the roast that is softened by long, slow cooking to produce flavor and tenderness.28 Sep 2019
Boil gammon Simply cover your gammon joint with your chosen liquid, bring it to the boil and allow to simmer. To work out how long to cook your gammon for, weigh the joint when raw and allow 20 minutes per 450g (1lb), plus an additional 20 minutes.
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