Fresh Ham with Red Chile Marinade

Fresh Ham with Red Chile Marinade
Fresh Ham with Red Chile MarinadeDavid Sawyer

A particularly flavorful but under appreciated cut of meat, especially for roasting or braising, fresh ham is simply an un-smoked shank and leg of pork. In Mexico, the term adobado (or adobada ) refers to meat slathered with chile paste, then grilled, fried, or roasted.