Fried Rice With Ham and Peas

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Zatarains

This hearty meal combines an Asian favorite with the flavor of New Orleans. For well-chilled rice, prepare Zatarain’s Jambalaya Mix the day before.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups water
  • 1 (8 ounce) package ZATARAIN'S® Jambalaya Mix, Original
  • 2 cups diced smoked ham
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten


  1. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan. Stir in Jambalaya Mix and ham; return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Transfer rice mixture to large bowl.
  2. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until chilled.
  3. Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add green onions; stir-fry 20 seconds. Add rice mixture and peas; stir-fry 1 minute or until heated through. Make a well in the center of the rice. Add eggs; stir-fry eggs 1 minute or until scrambled. Stir-fry eggs into rice mixture until well mixed.

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