Prosciutto Fried Rice

with Sesame Snow Peas & Bok Choy

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This delicious dish is the definition of fusion cuisine: crisped prosciutto (or dry-cured ham) stirred into our umami-packed fried rice and vegetables gives a delightfully Italian twist to this takeout favorite.

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Prosciutto Fried Rice with Sesame Snow Peas & Bok Choy
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  • 3 oz Prosciutto
  • 1 Pasture-Raised Egg
  • ½ cup Jasmine Rice
  • 10 oz Baby Bok Choy
  • 4 oz Snow Peas
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tbsps Soy Glaze
  • 2 Tbsps Ghee
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 Tbsps Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ¼ tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Black & White Sesame Seeds
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Cook the rice:
1 Cook the rice:

Remove the ghee from the refrigerator to bring to room temperature. In a small pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 1 cup of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 12 to 14 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. 

Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:
2 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:

While the rice cooks, wash and dry the fresh produce. Remove the plastic between the layers of prosciutto. Stack the prosciutto and thinly slice crosswise. Halve the snow peas. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Cut off and discard the root end of the bok choy; roughly chop. Crack the egg into a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Beat until smooth. In a separate bowl, whisk together the soy glaze and vinegar

Cook the prosciutto:
3 Cook the prosciutto:

In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced prosciutto and cook, stirring frequently and breaking apart any clumps, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned and slightly crispy. Leaving any browned bits (or fond) in the pan, transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. 

Cook the vegetables & egg:
4 Cook the vegetables & egg:

In the pan of reserved fond, heat the sesame oil on medium-high until hot. Add the halved snow peas; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes, or until lightly browned and slightly softened. Add the chopped garlic and as much of the red pepper flakes as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until slightly softened. Add the chopped bok choy; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until softened. Using a spoon, move the vegetables to one side of the pan. Add a drizzle of olive oil to the other side, then add the beaten egg. Cook, constantly stirring the egg, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until cooked through. Stir the vegetables and egg to thoroughly combine. Transfer to a large bowl. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan. 

Make the fried rice & serve your dish:
5 Make the fried rice & serve your dish:

In the same pan, heat the ghee on medium-high until melted. Add the cooked rice in an even layer and cook, without stirring, 3 to 4 minutes, or until slightly crispy. Turn off the heat and stir in the sauce. Transfer the fried rice and cooked prosciutto to the bowl of cooked vegetables and egg; stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished fried rice garnished with the sesame seeds. Enjoy! 

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Cook the rice:
1 Cook the rice:

Remove the ghee from the refrigerator to bring to room temperature. In a small pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 1 cup of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 12 to 14 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. 

2 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:

While the rice cooks, wash and dry the fresh produce. Remove the plastic between the layers of prosciutto. Stack the prosciutto and thinly slice crosswise. Halve the snow peas. Peel and roughly chop 2 cloves of garlic. Cut off and discard the root end of the bok choy; roughly chop. Crack the egg into a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Beat until smooth. In a separate bowl, whisk together the soy glaze and vinegar

Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:
Cook the prosciutto:
3 Cook the prosciutto:

In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced prosciutto and cook, stirring frequently and breaking apart any clumps, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned and slightly crispy. Leaving any browned bits (or fond) in the pan, transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. 

4 Cook the vegetables & egg:

In the pan of reserved fond, heat the sesame oil on medium-high until hot. Add the halved snow peas; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes, or until lightly browned and slightly softened. Add the chopped garlic and as much of the red pepper flakes as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until slightly softened. Add the chopped bok choy; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until softened. Using a spoon, move the vegetables to one side of the pan. Add a drizzle of olive oil to the other side, then add the beaten egg. Cook, constantly stirring the egg, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until cooked through. Stir the vegetables and egg to thoroughly combine. Transfer to a large bowl. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan. 

Cook the vegetables & egg:
Make the fried rice & serve your dish:
5 Make the fried rice & serve your dish:

In the same pan, heat the ghee on medium-high until melted. Add the cooked rice in an even layer and cook, without stirring, 3 to 4 minutes, or until slightly crispy. Turn off the heat and stir in the sauce. Transfer the fried rice and cooked prosciutto to the bowl of cooked vegetables and egg; stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished fried rice garnished with the sesame seeds. Enjoy!