Instant Pot Glazed Ham


This Maple Glazed Ham is my personal favorite recipe for holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter.

Tender, juicy, and savory ham is really simple and quick to prepare.

Making a homemade ham has never been easier with the Instant Pot Air Fryer!

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Can I make it without Air Fryer Lid?


Brush the glaze syrup as mentioned in the recipe card then follow the simple steps.

  1. Cover the Ham with foil.
  2. Place a trivet on the bottom of the Instant Pot and place the ham on the trivet.
  3. Cook on high pressure for 50 minutes.
  4. When cooking time is complete, wait for a natural pressure release.
  5. Preheat the oven to 500F.
  6. Transfer the ham to the oven.
  7. Pour the remaining glaze over the top of the ham.
  8. Broil for 10 minutes.
  9. Serve and enjoy 🙂

Instant Pot Christmas Glazed Ham

What else can I add?

  • Swap the orange juice with Pineapple juice.
  • Swap the maple juice with honey

How to serve

Some ideas for side dishes:

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Potato Salad

Instant Pot Green Beans

Can I store the leftovers?

Of course, to save leftovers keep them in an airtight container and store them in the refrigerator for 3 or 4 days.

If you want to freeze, you can do so for up to 6 months.

How to make

Gather all the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Christmas Glazed Ham

Take a bowl to add all the ingredients to it and mix.

Instant Pot Christmas Glazed Ham

Take ham leg, make a few cuts, and drizzle with a brush onto the ham.

Save some glaze for the second turn.

Place a fryer basket in the pot.

Transfer the marinated Ham to the air fryer basket.

Cover with an air fryer lid.

Instant Pot Christmas Glazed Ham

Bake at 400F for 30 minutes.

Open the lid and drizzle the remaining glaze.

Cover with the Air Fryer Lid.

Bake at 400F for 30 more minutes.

Serve and enjoy!!

Instant Pot Christmas Glazed Ham

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Instant Pot Glazed Ham

This perfectly sticky sweet and zingy glazed ham will be the main attraction of your Christmas dinner table.
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Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fruity Glazed Wings, glaze, ham, Instant Pot Christmas Glazed Ham, maple syrup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Corrie


  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon All Spice
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • 10 lb ham leg
  • 30 cloves
  • ½ orange juice


  • In a bowl mix orange juice, dijon mustard, All Spice, cinnamon, brown sugar and maple syrup.
  • Using a knife make cuts in the ham leg (crossing pattern).
  • Place cloves at the crossings
  • Brush the ham with half of the glaze.
  • Squeeze orange juice over the ham.
  • Place the air fryer basket inside the Instant Pot.
  • Transfer the marinated Ham to the basket and close the lid.
  • BAKE at 400 °F for 30 minutes.
  • Open the lid and brush the ham with the remaining glaze.
  • Cover with the air fryer lid and bake at 400 °F for 30 more minutes.
  • Dish out and enjoy 🙂


Calories: 1555kcal Carbohydrates: 44g Protein: 123g Fat: 95g Saturated Fat: 34g Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g Monounsaturated Fat: 45g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 352mg Sodium: 6805mg Potassium: 1780mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 40g Vitamin A: 56IU Vitamin C: 12mg Calcium: 105mg Iron: 5mg



If you don't like the color of the ham after 1 hour of cooking, feel free to close the lid and BAKE or AIR FRY for 10 more minutes.
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