Ham Stir Fry with Couscous

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The traditional Easter meat with a traditional Middle East pasta, stir fried with veggies and then simmered with a chicken broth mixture. Ham stir fry? Yes, indeed! Ham leftovers never had it so good. Everyone who has tried this has loved this savory stir fry.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 1 cup couscous

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • ¼ cup cornstarch

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

  • teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 (16 ounce) package mixed broccoli and cauliflower florets

  • 1 carrot, sliced

  • ¼ pound cooked ham, cut into strips

  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained

  • ½ cup sliced almonds

Directions

  1. To Make Couscous: In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, until fluffy. Cover and set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, combine broth, cornstarch, soy sauce, brown sugar and ginger. Mix together and set aside.

  3. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok. Add garlic, broccoli, cauliflower and carrot; stir-fry for 7 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender (add water as needed if pan gets too dry).

  4. Stir broth mixture and pour over vegetable mixture in skillet, then stir in ham and water chestnuts. Cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in almonds. Serve stir fry over hot couscous.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

318 Calories
9g Fat
47g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 318
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 994mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 342mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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