One of the things I like best about the holidays is having leftover ham. No matter what the holiday is if you serve ham you are bound to have leftovers. Ever wonder what to do with leftover ham?
There are many ways to use up leftover ham, but one of my favorites is Ham and Egg Fried Rice. I have been enjoying this recipe since I was in high school when my mother took a Chinese cooking class. It’s a quick recipe and makes use of leftovers in the fridge. If you enjoy take out fried rice this is a wonderful recipe to save you money and make at home.
Wondering what to do with leftover ham?… this is the perfect solution!
3 cups cooked rice
2 eggs – scrambled in 1 Tbsp. oil
½ cup diced cooked ham
½ cup cooked peas
1 ½ Tbsp. soy sauce
1 stalk scallion, finely chopped
2 Tbsp. oil
Heat 1 Tbsp. oil, when it is hot, add your eggs and scramble them. Remove the eggs from the pan and set aside.
Heat 2 Tbsp. oil and stir-fry the rice thoroughly.
Add soy sauce and stir. Add peas and ham and stir again. Add scrambles eggs and scallions breaking the eggs into smaller pieces while mixing. Stir a few more times. Serve hot.
I hope you enjoy this recipe, with a little practice; you may end up tossing that takeout menu collection! Plus it’s the perfect solution of, “What to do with leftover ham?”!