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Polynesian Ham and Rice

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Polynesian Ham and Rice
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4
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Give a tropical twist with pineapple to your regular ham and rice meal – perfect for Island-style dinner.

Ingredients

1
can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, drained and juice reserved
1 1/2
cups chicken broth
2/3
cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
2
teaspoons curry powder
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
package (6 ounces) frozen snow (Chinese) pea pods, thawed
1/2
pound fully cooked ham, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

Directions

  • 1 Mix reserved pineapple juice, the broth, rice, curry powder and red pepper in 10-inch skillet. Heat to boiling, stirring once or twice; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 20 minutes (do not lift cover or stir); remove from heat. Fluff rice lightly with fork. Cover and let steam 5 minutes.
  • 2 Cut each pea pod crosswise in half. Stir pea pods, pineapple and ham into rice mixture. Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes, stirring once or twice, until hot.
Tips  

Hawaiian sweet bread would be especially yummy served with this sweet and spicy skillet dish. It is found in the deli section of the supermarket.

Cayenne pepper is a hot, pungent powder made from several of various tropical chilies that originated in French Guiana.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
55
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
(
Saturated Fat
2g
)
Cholesterol
35mg
Sodium
1240mg
Total Carbohydrate
53g
(
Dietary Fiber
3g
)
Protein
19g
Daily Value*:
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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