Ham Fried Rice with Snow Peas

ham and snow-pea fried rice in a white and blue pot with a wooden spoon
Photo: Gieves Anderson
Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 cups

Use leftover ham and cooked rice to make this super-fast, tasty dinner.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (from 3 cloves)

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger (from a one-inch piece)

  • 3 scallions, white and light green parts thinly sliced (¼ cup) and dark greens thinly sliced for serving

  • 1 cup chopped ham

  • 1 cup trimmed and halved snow peas

  • 3 cups cooked and cooled jasmine rice

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce


  1. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over high 3 minutes; add oil. Add garlic, ginger, and scallions. Cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Stir in ham and snow peas; cook 1 minute. Add jasmine rice; stir to combine, then push rice to side of skillet. Add eggs to empty side; let stand 30 seconds, then stir into rice. Stir in soy sauce. Garnish with sliced scallion greens; serve.

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