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Ham and Pineapple Fried Rice


  • 2 cups white rice
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced or crushed
  • vegetable oil
  • 2 cups diced ham
  • 2 Tbs. soy sauce plus extra to taste
  • 20 oz can pineapple tidbits drained and reserve juice
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1-2 cups frozen peas and carrots
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook the rice according to the package directions.
  • Cook the onion and garlic in oil in a large skillet till soft.
  • Add the ham, 2 Tbs. soy sauce, 1 Tbs. pineapple juice.
  • Cook for several minutes till the ham is hot.
  • Pour the eggs into the skillet and cook, stirring frequently.
  • Add the peas and carrots and heat through.
  • Stir in the drained pineapple.
  • Add the cooked rice, stirring to combine.
  • Add soy sauce, pineapple juice, salt and pepper to taste. I added about 2 Tbs. each of soy sauce and pineapple juice.