There's no need to spend triple digits buying Christmas ham in Singapore. These under S$90 hams are just as delicious.
If Christmas turkey is the queen of the table, then ham is the porcine princess of the jolly season. Ham is a common food found in anywhere from sandwiches to fried rice, and for the Yuletide season, you certainly don’t want to gnaw on the everyday variety. Instead, we recommend going a cut above and buying a speciality Christmas ham in Singapore.
Last updated on 8 December 2022. Prices and promotions for Christmas ham listed in this article are subject to change without prior notice.
Bone-in ham or boneless ham?
There are two varieties of ham: bone-in and boneless. Gourmands recommend the bone-in variety for richer taste and flavour. Whether this is because the bone imparts more flavour during cooking, or because boneless hams are patched up with minced meat and other cuts is a topic left to the experts. We’d gladly watch them argue about it; we’ll be enjoying our delicious meats over here.
Most delis, restaurants and hotels price their seasonal hams in the triple digits, but there are great budget options to be found in the supermarkets and at your local grocers. Dress up your Christmas feast with these five Christmas ham deals which go for under S$90 each.
Ordering period: 1 Nov – 20 Dec 2022
Lead time: 5 days
This Christmas, treat yourself to a hearty and affordable meal. Cold Storage has eight types of ham on offer that include three boneless and five bone-in options. From apple and vanilla glaze (S$65) and manuka honey (S$80), you'll be spoiled for choice here. What's more, more than half of the range of ham at Cold Storage costs less than S$90 each.
Their hams weigh between 2kg to 5kg, which is more than enough for a family of five. Perfect for your cosy home parties with friends and family!
Ordering period: 3 Nov – 16 Dec 2022
Lead time: 10 days
This year, hang up the apron and order in a glorious roll of ham from NTUC FairPrice. Pick and choose from four options that include smoked applewood ham ($ 78.90), Honeycomb Virginia Baked Ham (S$56.40), and ham royale (S$33.50) that packs a deliciously fragrant punch.
Ordering period: Next-day delivery
Lead time: Free delivery for orders $150 & above.
Whether it's for a party of four or 10, Ryan's Grocer has you covered with all-time favourites that include honey baked (S$43 for 1kg), nitrate and gluten-free (for the health-conscious or those with a sensitive gut, S$59 for 1kg) and gammon ham (S$108 for 2kg, if you're okay with busting the budget a bit). While you're here, don't forget to check out their Christmas selection which includes turkey, roast beef, roast pork, dessert, festive wine and more.
Ordering period: Free delivery for orders over S$195
Lead time: Next-day delivery for orders received before 2pm. For some products requesting special preparation (cold cuts, roasts, portion meat) we may need 2 days time for delivery. No delivery on Sunday and public holidays
Big flavours on a small budget, The French Grocer offers various types of Christmas ham at a steal. Choose from all-time favourites like premium truffle ham ($68), honey glazed ham (S$87.20 for 2.5kg), Christmas ham pork shoulder (S$62 for 2kg) and whole smoked gammon ham (S$85.70 for 3.5kg).
Trouble deciding which to get? We reckon that you should go for the 3kg roll of ham just so that everyone is stuffed, gets to bring home some leftovers, and you get to freeze some for days when you're too lazy to meal prep.
Ordering period: Free same-day or next-day delivery for orders of $100 and above qualify for free delivery
Lead time: The order cut-off time is 1pm from Monday to Sunday.
Great for smaller gatherings, head over to Sasha's Fine Foods. Weighing in at only 500g to 700g, their cooked boneless honey-glazed gammon ham (S$40.90) is good for three to four hungry adults. But, if you want to put in some work for delicious ham, Sasha's Fine Foods has an uncooked gammon joint (S$29.90) option that comes brined and smoked, ready for the oven.
Use a credit card for even greater savings
For additional savings, use a cashback credit card when you buy your Christmas ham and you could earn up to 10% cashback on your spend. Apply for one through the link below and you could get rewarded* with attractive prizes and cash!
*Rewards may change at any time. Terms and conditions apply.
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