Tesco Finest Smoked Wiltshire Gammon Small

Tesco Finest Smoked Wiltshire Gammon Small
£ 7.50
Per 150g
  • Energy1030kJ 247kcal
  • Fat13.9g
  • Saturates4.4g
  • Sugars0.5g
  • Salt5.7g

of the reference intake*
Typical values per 100g: Energy 687kJ / 164kcal

Product Description

  • Oak and beech smoked Wiltshire cured gammon joint with added water.
  • Tesco Finest gammon comes from outdoor bred pigs, which give tasty and succulent pork. Our experts cure the meat by steeping it in an aged Wiltshire brine for a distinctive salty taste then air drying it to develop the texture before smoking it gently with sustainably sourced oak and beech wood. TIP: Use leftovers with Bubble & Squeek.



INGREDIENTS: Pork (90%), Water, Salt, Preservatives (Potassium Nitrate, Sodium Nitrite), Caramelised Sugar Syrup.


Suitable for home freezing. Ideally freeze as soon as possible after purchase but always by 'use by' date shown. Not suitable for cooking from frozen. Defrost thoroughly for a minimum of 24 hours in the fridge. Once defrosted use on the same day and do not refreeze. Keep refrigerated. Once opened, use immediately.

Cooking Instructions


Instructions: Temperature: 190, 170, 5
Time: 30 mins per 500g plus 50 mins
190°C/Fan 170°C/Gas 5 30 mins per 500g plus 50 mins Allow joint to rest for 10 mins allowing the colour to return and the natural odour to dissipate. Place in a roasting tin and cover loosely with foil. Calculate cooking time at 30 mins per 500g plus 30 mins. Cook in the centre of a pre-heated oven. Remove foil for the last 10 mins of cooking time. Allow joint to rest in a warm place for 10 mins before carving. For crunchy crackling, the rind is already scored for you, follow the cooking instructions above but do not cover with foil. Remove strings, carve and enjoy hot or cold. Do not overcook.


Instructions: Not suitable for microwave cooking.

Produce of

Produced in the U.K.

Number of uses

min. 6 Servings

Recycling info

Bag. Don't Recycle

Return to

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K


Typical ValuesPer 100gPer 150g
Energy687kJ / 164kcal1030kJ / 247kcal
* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--
As sold--

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17 Reviews

Average of 2.8 stars

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1 stars

Very very salty and I like salt had to throw it away

Should have read reviews first!!!

2 stars

I wish I had read the reviews before I cooked! I wondered whether to soak, but faithfully followed pack instructions and ended up with inedible meat. The juices in the pan were concentrated brine. Very helpful telephone staff instantly processed a refund, so 5* for service.

Very disappointing..

2 stars

I was very disappointed & will not be buying again - not a good cut, far too fatty & so salty that it was almost inedible. Considering the price, I would have expected better.

Over salty

1 stars

Was so so so salty. Thrown most of the joint away as its inedible.


5 stars

I've had this for the second time and it was really delicious. I took the advise of previous customers and immersed it in cold water for a few hours, boiled it for half the time, roasted for the rest of the time with a honey and mustard glaze. Even better cold.


1 stars

Awful, low quality cut, poorly brine cured and a distinctive liquid smoke flavour similar to that of a tinned hotdog. Appears to be no different to the normal joints Tesco sell. They should be ashamed to stick a Finest label on this. Even my dog thought twice and he has previously tried to eat a used brillo pad.


3 stars

I ordered 2 to keep in the freezer . The first I cooked as per instructions on the front label but it was very dry and salty and I threw most if it away . The second one I soaked in cold water for 24 hrs refreshing the water a few times before cooking. It was better . The cooking instructions are confusing and on 3 places on the wrapping . Each different .


1 stars

Anybody hoping for a delicately flavoured Wiltshire cure joint is in for a serious disappointment, this is an chemically over cured piece of low grade pig, made even worse by a recommendation to roast at gas mark 5 in the hopeless expectation of some crispy crackling, if your shoes need re-soling you on to a winner, chewy and salty, it went in the bin.

I used my nanas recipe for this. Soak the joint o

5 stars

I used my nanas recipe for this. Soak the joint overnight in a large pan use boiling water.remove the string. Add your favourite seasoning. I used a quartered lemon,12 peppercorns,4 bay leaves. Empty the pan but retain the seasoning. Refill with fresh water and add the seasoning and a few extra pepper corns n bayleafs. Bring to boil n simmer for 1 and a quarter hours until tender.Take out and leave to rest till cool enough to handle. Strip of the skin n set aside to make crackling. Leave as much fat on as possible and score. prepare a glaze. I dribbled over a table spoon of honey, sprinkled with sugar, mustard powder, sweet cinnamon and studed in 6 cloves. In the baking dish ladle in 4 tablespoons of the cooking liquid. Roast in a bit oven until crispy n golden brown. If you want it more spicy add 5 spice to rub and a cinnamon stick to the boiling liqueur and more cloves. Delicious ham.

SOAK OVERNIGHT! To enjoy the tastiest gammon ever!

5 stars

This is one of the most delicious joints of meat I have ever cooked! BUT YOU MUST SOAK IT FIRST! TESCO DO NOT MAKE THIS CLEAR ON THE PACKAGING. After soaking overnight I cooked mine using the Hairy Biker's honey glazed gammon recipe. It looked and tasted wonderful.Not in the least bit salty. Fed two of us for days, 2 kilos.

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