Bone-In & Boneless
Q: At what temperature should I cook a Fresh Ham?
A: Recommended cooking temperature is 325°.
Q: How can I tell when the Fresh Ham is done?
A: The best way to determine doneness is by inserting an instant read thermometer into the thickest part of the pork, away from the bone.
Q: How long should I cook a Fresh Ham?
*The following is based on an oven temperature of 325°
Fresh Ham Cuts
Whole Leg, Bone-In
Whole Leg, Boneless
Weight in Pounds
12 - 16 lbs
10 - 14 lbs
4 - 8 lbs
Approximate Total Cooking Time
22 - 26 min/lb
24 - 28 min/lb
35 - 40 min/lb
Q: What should the final internal temperature be for a fully cooked Fresh Ham?
A: Fresh hams should be cooked to 160°.
Q: Can I carve the Fresh Ham right out of the oven?
A: For easier carving, let the Ham rest for 15 minutes before slicing.