Sheet-Pan Fried Rice with Kurobuta Ham & Butternut Squash Recipe
Sheet-Pan Fried Rice with Kurobuta Ham & Butternut Squash
Fun and flavorful! This sheet-pan fried rice is full of short cuts that make it super easy. Find pre-cut veggies in the Metropolitan Market Produce Department and cooked rice in the Prepared Foods Department. Just dice some leftover Metropolitan Market Kurobuta Ham and you'll be good to go!
- 3/4 lb ready-to-cook butternut squash, cut into 1/2-inch pieces to measure 3 cups
- 5 Tbsp neutral-tasting vegetable oil, such as canola, divided
- 1 1/2 cups mirepoix (ready-to-use chopped onion, carrots, and celery available in the Produce Department)
- Salt and pepper
- 6 cups cooked rice, cold
- 1 1/2 cups dicedMetropolitan Market Kurobuta ham
- 1 Tbsp sesame oil, see Cook’s Tip
- 1 Tbsp tamari or soy sauce, more to taste
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onion and/or chopped cilantro
- 3 Metropolitan Market Organic Eggs
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Brush a large rimmed sheet pan with 1 Tbsp vegetable oil. Spread squash cubes evenly in the pan, brush with 2 Tbsp oil, and roast for 10 minutes. Add the mirepoix to the squash and brush with 1 Tbsp oil. Sprinkle with 1/4 tsp salt and pepper to taste. Roast for an additional 7 to 10 minutes, or until squash is tender, stirring halfway through cooking. Remove from oven.
- Scatter rice and ham over vegetables. Drizzle with sesame oil and tamari. Carefully toss ingredients to blend evenly. Spread in an even layer.
- Return to oven for 18 to 20 minutes, or until hot.
- If using eggs: While rice bakes, scramble eggs. Beat eggs in a small bowl with a pinch of salt and pepper. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Add 1 Tbsp oil. Add eggs. Cook for a minute or two, stirring to scramble, until just cooked. Stir eggs into rice and vegetables.
- Add more tamari or salt and pepper, to taste. To serve, sprinkle with green onion and/or cilantro.
- Cook’s Tips:
- Line pan with parchment paper or heavy-duty foil for easy clean-up.
- Sesame oil is a great addition to your pantry. Its flavor will enhance your Asian dishes.
Nutrition:Amount Per Serving (based on 6 servings)
Fat: 17 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 20 mg
Sodium: 490 mg
Carbohydrates: 52 g
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 2 g
Protein: 12 g
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