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Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons - soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons - sesame oil
  • 4 teaspoons - canola oil, divided
  • 2 - eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoons - fresh gingerroot, peeled, finely chopped
  • 2 - garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 4 cups - cooked rice, chilled
  • 2 cups - frozen peas and carrots
  • 3/4 cups - ham cubes
  • 1/4 cups - sliced green onions
  • Directions:

    In a small bowl combine soy sauce, sesame oil, and pepper to taste. Set aside.

    Brush a 12-inch nonstick skillet or wok with 1 teaspoon of the canola oil. Add eggs to skillet. Cook and stir over medium heat, breaking eggs into small pieces or shreds. Remove eggs; set aside. Wipe skillet with paper towels.

    Add remaining 3 teaspoons canola oil to skillet. Add ginger and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add chilled rice, and peas and carrots; cook and stir 8 minutes.

    Sprinkle soy sauce mixture on rice mixture in skillet. Cook 5 minutes, lifting and turning rice mixture occasionally. Add ham; cook and stir 1 minute more or until heat through. Stir in green onions and cooked eggs; heat through. Serve immediately.

    Brief Description

    Fried rice has the best texture when prepared with cold cooked rice.

    Main Ingredient:

    Ham

    Category:  Pork

    Cuisine:  Asian

    Prep Time: 5 min
    Cook Time: 25 min

    Notes

    Serve with steamed asparagus and sliced melon.

    Posted By:

    deanna

    Posted On:

    January 18, 2015

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