This savory fried rice makes a great homemade meal for anyone craving takeout. It’s easy to put together and loaded with delicious ham and veggies, then topped with pine nuts. The best part? You can prepare it all in fewer than 30 minutes!
Prepare rice according to package directions. Refrigerate for 20 minutes, or until rice is cold.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large wok or heavy skillet over medium heat. Add egg and cook, stirring, until scrambled. Remove egg from wok and set aside.
Increase heat to medium-high and add remaining oil to skillet. Add garlic and sauté for 10 seconds, then add bell peppers, onions, and mushrooms. Stir-fry for 3 minutes.
Add rice, ham, pine nuts, soy sauce, and reserved egg to skillet. Stir-fry for 1 minute, or until all ingredients are well blended and heated through.
Garnish with green onions, if desired.
For the best results, prepare rice for this dish the day before and refrigerate it overnight.