Stir-fried greens with sweet chilli ham

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Cooked ham is an unlikely but common ingredient in Chinese cooking. Try it in this easy flavour-packed stir fry for two with spring greens and chilli - either use some leftover ham from a roast or buy a couple of slices of thick-cut from the deli counter.



  • oil
  • spring greens a large bunch (or kale, shredded)
  • spring onions ½ bunch, shredded
  • ham 3 or 4 thick slices, cut into pieces
  • garlic 2 cloves, sliced
  • sweet chilli sauce 3 tbsp
  • soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • rice vinegar or cider vinegar 1 tbsp
  • steamed rice to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat 2 tsp oil in a wok and add the greens and spring onions and a splash of water. Stirfry until just wilted, then tip onto a plate.

  • Step 2

    Heat 1 tsp more oil in the wok and add the ham and garlic, and fry for a minute. Then add the sweet chilli sauce, soy sauce and vinegar and toss together until the ham is covered in a sticky sauce. Adjust the flavour with more vinegar or sweet chilli if you like. Add back the greens and toss briefly. Serve with steamed rice.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 238
  • Carbs 15.2g
  • Protein 17.8g
  • Fat 12g
  • Salt 4.43g
  • Saturates 2.3g
  • Fibre 1.4g