stir-fry with eggs, ham, greens and red peppers

Stir-Fried Green Rice, Eggs and Turkey Ham

Inspired by a popular children’s book with similar title, this hot main dish creatively combines brown rice, spinach, eggs and ham to create a great wholesome meal that satisfies the pickiest of eaters.

Serves: 100

  • 3gal 1qu of water
  • 11lbs 4oz brown, long grain rice
  • 1 tablespoon, 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 48 liquid, or fresh large beaten eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 3lbs extra-lean turkey ham, diced 1/4″
  • 1lbs 4oz fresh, diced green onion
  • 6lbs fresh, chopped spinach
  • 1/3 cup sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce


    1. Boil water.
    2. Place 2lbs 13oz brown rice in each steam table pan (12″x20″x2 1/2″) about 4 pans.
    3. Pour boiling water over brown rice, stir, cover pans tightly.
    4. Add salt to brown rice, mix well, set aside.
    5. Whisk eggs and 1 cup water.
    6. Lightly coat pan with pan release spray. Cook half of egg mixture. Chop and set aside for later. Reserve other half of egg mixture.
    7. Sauté ham in vegetable oil over high heat for 2 minutes or until ham beings to brown.
    8. Reduce heat to medium. Mix in brown rice.
    9. Add remaining egg mixture. Stir frequently for about 5 minutes, or until cooked.
    10. Mix in onions, spinach, chopped egg, sesame oil and soy sauce.
    11. Portion into 1 cup, and serve!

Serving: 1 cup provides 1oz equivalent meat/meat alternate and 1 1/2oz equivalent grains. 

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