Chilli Ham Fried Rice

By The Weekly  ,

June 15, 2019

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If you love your fried rice with more punchy flavours, try this recipe which features sliced leg ham and lots of chilli for a sizzling dish.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


1 tbsp vegetable or peanut oil

4 eggs, lightly whisked

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 tsps minced ginger

1 fresh long red chilli, finely chopped, plus 1 extra, to serve

4 cups cold cooked rice

100 g sliced leg ham, thinly sliced

1 cup frozen peas and corn mix

¼ cup salt-reduced soy sauce

3 green onions, sliced, plus extra shredded, to serve


1Heat a wok or large frying pan over moderately light heat. Add oil; swirl to coat base and sides. Add egg; tilt to cover base and sides. Cook for 1 min or until golden brown underneath. Transfer to a chopping board. Roll up to form a log; thinly slice.

2Add garlic, ginger and chilli to wok; stir-fry for 1 min or until fragrant. Add rice, ham, pea and corn mix and soy sauce; stir-fry for 3 mins or until heated and combined. Add onion; toss to combine.

3Serve fried rice topped with omelette slices, extra chilli and extra onion.

Photo: Rodney Macuja/