The Real Deal Fried Rice
1 tsp, or peanut oil
Extra-lean ham steak
6 oz, (1 piece), diced
Sweet mini baby bell pepper(s)
4 item(s), (1 cup) diced, 4 various colors
5 medium, sliced (green and white parts separated)
Cooked basmati rice
2 large egg(s), beaten
- Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add ham, sweet peppers, and white part of scallions; cook, stirring occasionally, until peppers are tender and lightly colored in spots, about 6 minutes.
- Add rice, water, salt, and black pepper to skillet and cook, breaking up rice and scraping bottom of skillet to lift up any browned bits, until rice is hot (if using leftovers or ready-to-serve rice), about 3 minutes.
- Push rice mixture to one side of skillet and pour beaten eggs into empty side of skillet. Cook until eggs begin to set on bottom, about 1 minute; stir eggs and cook until set, breaking them up, about 2 minutes longer. Stir eggs and green part of scallions into rice mixture.
- Per serving: 2/3 cup