Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry

Ham Leftover Recipe Becomes A Delicious Asian Fusion Meal

Ham spaghetti stir-fry was the one of the first ham leftover recipes I created several years ago. It was so good that every time when I got ham leftover, that is the first
thing I want to cook and eat.



Ham Spaghetti Stir-fry is an Asian fusion dish.  Who would think ham leftover can turn into such an addicting and delicious pasta dish?


Total Time:
30-35 Minutes
Prep Time
: 10 Minutes  

Active Cook Time: 20-25 Minutes  
Serving: 4-6

CHEF NOTES

If you don’t have any ham leftover, replace it with ham steak or Canadian bacon.  Try your best to stay away from deli ham.

The flavor of this ham spaghetti stir-fry dish is sweet and salty at the same time.  If it is not sweet enough, I use molasses.  You could use more gravy leftover or brown sugar.  Any of them would work.

Hope you will enjoy as much as I do.



Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry Recipe and Instructions

Ingredients
4 cups ham leftover (cut in 1/4" x 1" strips)
1/2 cup ham gravy leftover (if you don't have any, replace it with the combination of 1/4 cup molasses and 1/4 cup water)
1 pound spaghetti
6 scallion (optional; diced)
1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon superior light soy sauce
1 tablespoon superior dark soy sauce
2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Pot of Water
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon canola oil

  1. Bring a soup pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add salt, canola oil and spaghetti in.
  3. Quick stir and cook until al dente and drained.
  4. Use the same pot, heat Extra Virgin Olive Oil at high heat and add crushed red pepper flakes to infuse the oil for 30 seconds.
  5. Add ham and cook until warm; about 1 minute.
  6. Add spaghetti, soy sauces and gravy.
  7. Toss to combine.
  8. Taste to adjust seasonings.
  9. Add scallion and quick toss.
  10. Hold the salt because the ham is salty enough to give enough flavors.
  11. Serve immediately.


Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry Steps with Photos

Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry - Ham and gravy leftover.Ham and gravy leftover.
Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry - Cut ham into bite size pieces.Cut ham into bite size pieces.
Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry - Cooked spaghetti.Cooked spaghetti.
Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry - Preheat extra virgin olive oil and crushed red pepper flakes in a big, deep skillet.Preheat extra virgin olive oil and crushed red pepper flakes in a big, deep skillet.
Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry - Stir in ham until it is warm through.Stir in ham until it is warm through.
Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry - Add cooked spaghetti.Add cooked spaghetti.
Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry - Add gravy.Add gravy.
Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry - Stir in soy sauce, salt and pepper to taste.Stir in soy sauce, salt and pepper to taste.
Ham Spaghetti Stir-Fry - Garnish with scallions (optional) and ENJOY!Garnish with scallions (optional) and ENJOY!

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