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pressure cooker ham
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
No need to take hours to cook ham. This homemade glaze and instant pot ham instructions will be perfect for all hams! Not dried out, but perfectly cooked.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: glazed ham, perfectly cooked ham
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 1766 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 1 ham, spiral cut pre cooked ham for 6 qt pressure cooker stay around 7lbs
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large can Dole pineapple tidbits with juice
  • 1 tbsp whole cloves
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  1. In separate bowl mix brown sugar, honey, apple cider vinegar, whole cloves, and 3/4 cup dole pineapple juice from the can. Set aside.

    In pressure cooker place steam rack on bottom. Fold two long sheets of foil together to form one skinny long piece that will make handles. Place on rack with ends coming up to the top and folding over edge of instant pot.  (see video for visual).

    Place ham in pressure cooker and pour glaze on top. Top ham with remaining pineapple tidbits. Place one piece of foil on ham. Seal and cook high 7 minutes. Quick release.

    If crispness is desired, remove from pressure cooker to cookie sheet. broil for a few minutes until ends are crispy. Ladle juices from pressure cooker on ham to restore any moister. Serve immediately. 

Recipe Notes

The ham is a pre-cooked spiral cut ham. 

Nutrition Facts
pressure cooker ham
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1766 Calories from Fat 999
% Daily Value*
Fat 111g171%
Saturated Fat 39g244%
Cholesterol 413mg138%
Sodium 7919mg344%
Potassium 1994mg57%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Sugar 37g41%
Protein 144g288%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 4.5mg5%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 6.2mg34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.