How Long Does It Take to Defrost a Ham?


The amount of time it takes to defrost a ham depends on the size of the ham and the method of thawing you use. Thawing a ham in the refrigerator, which is the recommended method, takes approximately 4 to 6 hours per pound. Thawing the ham in cold water takes about 30 minutes per pound.
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1. Seal the spiral ham in a resealable bag and place it in a baking pan in the refrigerator for five to seven hours per pound to thaw. 2. Alternatively, submerge the sealed ham into
I'd plan on at least two days in the fridge.
Put it in the fridge so it thaws, but don't get too warm!
A 12 lb. ham that is thawing in cold water will take about 4-6
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