Sweet and Spicy Ham Fried Rice

Pair sweet chili sauce with chili oil to get a sweet heat for this ham-and-shiitake rice dish.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 large egg, beaten

1 cup diced ham

1/2 cup sliced stemmed shiitakes

1/2 cup diced red bell pepper

1 tablespoon Asian sweet chili sauce

1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger

1 teaspoon soy sauce

Kosher salt

3 cups cold cooked long grain white rice

1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons Asian chili oil

2 tablespoons chopped scallions

Directions

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet or wok over high heat and then swirl in 1 tablespoon of the oil. When the oil begins to smoke, add the egg and swirl the skillet to make a flat egg pancake that's only half set, about 10 seconds; scoop out onto a plate.
  2. Add the remaining tablespoon oil, then add the ham and shiitakes and cook, stirring constantly, until golden, about 3 minutes. Add the bell pepper, sweet chili sauce, ginger, soy sauce and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring constantly, until the pepper are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the rice, stirring to break up any clumps, and spread it out in the skillet. Cook until heated through, about 3 minutes. Return the egg to the skillet and cook, stirring and breaking up the egg, to mix it in thoroughly, about 1 minute. Season with additional salt if needed. Stir in the chili oil, sprinkle with the scallions and serve. 
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