Zesty Ham and Rice Skillet

Cheese salad dressing is the secret ingredient in this crispy fried rice recipe with ham.

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Serves 4

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2 cups chicken broth
1 cup uncooked brown rice
1 tablespoon & 1 teaspoon olive oil
6 ounces ham
2 ounces onion
1 clove garlic, chopped
4 ounces canned green beans
1/4 cup salsa
1 tablespoon & 1 teaspoon cheese salad dressing
4 ounces grated cheddar cheese
1 dash cilantro
4 ounces tortilla chips
1/2 cup salsa

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  1. In a saucepan with a lid, heat chicken broth on high heat to boiling.
  2. Stir in rice, cover and reduce heat to lowest setting.
  3. Cook without lifting cover for 50 minutes.
  4. Pour olive oil into a non-stick skillet.
  5. Dice ham and add to skillet. Heat on medium heat until ham is lightly browned.
  6. Add cooked rice and cover. Meanwhile dice onion and green beans.
  7. Add onion, garlic, green beans, salsa and salad dressing to rice. Stir well to blend.
  8. Continue cooking over medium heat stirring often.
  9. When rice has reached desired crunchiness, turn heat to low and sprinkle grated cheese over the top.
  10. Sprinkle with cilantro and allow cheese to melt.
  11. Serve with tortilla chips and salsa.
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