Crispy Rice with Ham - VeryVera

Crispy Rice with Ham


  • 1 tsp. canola oil
  • 1 medium vidalia onion, diced
  • ½ cup sliced white mushrooms
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 (8.8-ounce) packages pre-cooked brown basmati rice (Uncle Ben’s), divided
  • ¼ cup sweet chili sauce
  • 8 oz Smithfield® spiral sliced ham, cut into ¾-inch cubes
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Chopped chives or sesame seeds, for garnish


  1. Saute the onion and mushrooms in a small saute pan until the onions are translucent. Leave in pan and set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add the sesame oil to pan; swirl to coat.
  3. Add 1 package rice to pan; cover and cook 7 minutes or until rice is well browned (rice will pop), stirring occasionally. Add the remaining 1 package rice and chili sauce to pan; cook 1 minute.
  4. Add ham and cooked mushrooms and onions to pan; cook, uncovered, 4 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cilantro and salt to the pan, stirring to combine.
  6. Garnish with chopped chives or sesame seeds and serve hot.