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Fried Rice with Smoked Ham

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oil, divided
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 6 cups vertically sliced onion (about 2 large onions)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup lean julienne-cut smoked ham (about 1/2 pound)
  • 7 cups cooked brown or white basmati rice
  • 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cup whole baby corn
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • Cilantro sprigs (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 459
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 12.1 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 4.3 g
  • polyfat 4.7 g
  • protein 18.1 g
  • carbohydrate 67.8 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 57 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 784 mg
  • calcium 60 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a stir-fry pan or a wok over medium heat. Add egg; stir-fry 30 seconds or until egg is done. Remove egg mixture from skillet.

  2. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan. Add onion; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add garlic; stir-fry 1 minute. Increase heat to medium-high; add ham, and stir-fry 3 minutes. Add rice, peas, and corn; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add egg mixture, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, and pepper; stir-fry 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.