Ham and Fried Rice


This a sort of easy English version of Nasi Goreng without the soy sauce.

This recipe contains the following types of ingredient: meat and poultry; eggs; dairy and honey; plants and fungi.


225 g
FAIRTRADE basmati brown rice
15 g
hens eggs
60 ml
sunflower oil
100 g
French beans
275 g
cooked ham
2.5 ml
FAIRTRADE freshly ground black pepper
spring onions
15 ml
chopped fresh coriander


Cut the beans into 1 cm pieces.

In a small bowl, lightly beat the eggs.

Finely dice the ham.

Cut the spring onions into 2 cm pieces.

Cook the rice in boiling salted water until tender (15 mins white rice, 25 - 30 mins brown rice), drain well.

Melt the butter in a frying pan and add the eggs. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until set on the underside, stir with a fork and cook for 2 more minutes.

Transfer to a dish and break up into small pieces with a fork.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the rice, beans, ham and pepper and cook, stiring constantly for about 2 minutes until all the ingredients are heated through and the rice is covered with the oil.

Reduce the heat to low and add the spring onions and eggs.

Cook for another 2 minutes and then tranfers to a warmed serving dish.

To serve

Sprinkle on the chopped coriander just before serving.


Substitute peas for the French beans.