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Polynesian Ham and Rice

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 4

Give a tropical twist with pineapple to your regular ham and rice meal – perfect for Island-style dinner. MORE + LESS -

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert 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 Facts

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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