Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Ham Fried Rice

This is adapted from the Everyday Food catalog

2 T vegetable oil
1 thick slice ham 8oz
1 bunch scallions, white and green parts separated
2 garlic cloves minced
2 t finely grated peeled fresh ginger
1 1/4 c cooked white rice
2 T rice vinegar
2 T soy sauce
4 large eggs

Heat 1 T oil over med-hi. Add ham, scallion whites, garlic and ginger. Season with salt and pepper. Cook stirring frequently until beginning to brown. Add rice, scallion greens, vinegar, and soy. Cook stirring until heated through 2 -4 minutes. Divide rice among 4 serving bowls. Wipe out skillet with a paper towel. Heat 1 T oil over medium. Gently crack eggs and cook until whites are set 2 -4 minutes. Top each bowl of rice with a fried egg.

Optional: If you prefer scrambled eggs, scramble the eggs first before you put in the ham, scallions, garlic and ginger.

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