Fried Rice with Ham and Pine Nuts

Delicious kitchen staples make this brown rice fried rice the perfect dish for an easy weeknight dinner. Top with toasted pine nuts for a crunchy addition!

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Fried Rice with Ham and Pine Nuts

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 minutes (+20 minutes chill time)


  • 1 bag Success® Brown Rice
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsps vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1/4 lb mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 lb ham, diced
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 Tbsps soy sauce
  • green onion, sliced (optional)


  • Step 1

  • Prepare brown rice according to package directions. Refrigerate for 20 minutes, or until rice is cold.

    Step 2

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large wok or heavy skillet over medium heat.

    Step 3

  • Add egg and stir until cooked. Remove from wok and set aside.

    Step 4

  • Increase heat to medium-high and add remaining oil. Sauté garlic for 10 seconds, then add onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms. Stir-fry for 3 minutes.

    Step 5

  • Fold in rice, ham, pine nuts, soy sauce, and reserved egg. Stir-fry 1 minute or until all ingredients are well blended and heated through.

    Step 6

  • Garnish with green onions, if desired.

    Recipe Tip

    Prepare rice the day before and refrigerate, or use leftover rice.