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Smoked Wild Boar Ham 
Smoked Wild Boar Ham

1        ea              8 lb Fresh bone-in wild boar ham 
3/4     lb               Light brown sugar
3/4     lb               Salt
3        Qts             Warm water
5        lbs              Ice
1        C                Spice Union Wild Game Seasoning Blend
1        ea              12 oz can of lager style beer

Brine the wild boar ham:

  1. Place brown sugar, salt in a cooler big enough to fit your ham.

  2. Add 3 qts of warm water to the cooler and mix until the sugar and salt is dissolved.

  3. Place your wild boar ham in the brine and top with 5 lbs of ice.  The ice will keep the temperature within the 'food safe' zone.

  4. Let the wild boar ham brine for at least 24 hours.

Smoke the wild boar ham:

  1. Preheat your smoker to 225°F; setting up for indirect cooking.

  2. Remove the wild boar ham from the brine and pat it dry. 

  3. Season the entire wild boar ham, using 3/4 cup of the Spice Union Wild Game Seasoning Blend.

  4. Place the ham into the smoker.

  5. Smoke the ham at 225°F for 4 hours.

  6. After 4 hours of smoking, place the wild boar ham into a large aluminum roasting pan and place back into the smoker.

  7. Add one 12 oz can of lager style beer to the bottom of the roasting pan.

  8. Cover the roasting pan and continue to cook the wild boar ham for an additional 3-4 hours or until the wild boar ham reaches an internal temperature of 180°F.

  9. Remove the wild boar ham from the smoker.

  10. Keeping the wild boar ham covered with foil, let it rest for at least one hour before slicing.

  11. Reserve the pan drippings to serve with the sliced wild boar ham.

  12. Serve with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

We suggest using any of the spices listed below when making this recipe. Click the package to learn more about the spice.
Wild Game Seasoning Blend
Smokin' Piggy Rub
Ultimate Seasoning Blend
French Chef's Blend
Sweet & Smoky Spice Rub
Hot Java Coffee Chipotle Rub
Grilln' & Roastn' Spice Blend
Honey Habanero Rub
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