Fried Rice with Smoked Ham

Fried Rice with Smoked Ham

This super easy recipe is a simple way to use up leftover rice.

2 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 10 min

450 calories per serving 


2/3 cup rice, long grain   120 g
1/2 cup frozen peas   60 g
1 eggs size large, beaten    
1 1/2 tbsp canola oil   23 mL
1/2 onions, finely chopped   100 g
1 slice smoked ham, diced   130 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

Keep the serving dishes in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.


  1. Cook the rice. Cook the peas, still frozen, by plunging them 3-4 min in a small pot of boiling salted water. Drain them, then set aside. In a small bowl, beat the egg, then set aside.
  2. Heat half of the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté 2-3 min until it becomes translucent. Add the rice then stir-fry 2 min, breaking up the rice with a wooden spoon.
  3. Make a well in the rice, exposing the bottom of the skillet. Add the remaining oil then stir in the egg. Immediately stir-fry to incorporate the egg throughout the rice, until the egg is almost cooked through, 1-2 min. Add the ham, peas, salt, and pepper then stir-fry 1-2 min until it is heated through.
  4. Serve on the warmed dishes.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (330g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




16 g

24 %

Saturated 3.5 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

17 %


130 mg


830 mg

35 %


56 g

19 %


3 g

14 %


4 g


20 g

Vitamin A

15 %

Vitamin C

15 %


6 %


15 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 1 serving
Grain Products: 2 servings
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 1 serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin D
Good source of :
Folacin, Magnesium, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Manganese, Niacin, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6
Diet-related health claims :

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This recipe is in the following categories: Rice/Grain | Lunch box | Main courses/Entrées | Heart-healthy | Low Saturated Fat | Sauté/Stir Fry

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