Train Fried Rice

Every Chinese person who travels a lot knows what train fried rice is - it's the type of fried rice usually served in dining cars in China.

1. Place 4 cups cold cooked rice in a bowl and use your hands to break up and separate the grains. Set aside. Lightly beat 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon sherry together with a fork or chopsticks. Set aside.

2. Heat 4 tablespoons canola, corn or peanut oil in a wok or stir-fry pan over high heat. When the oil is hot, stir 2 tablespoons minced onion and 2 large eggs. Scramble until the eggs are dry and break into small pieces.

3. Add the rice, salt, and 1/2 cup diced baked ham , and 1/2 cup fresh peas ( parboiled, or thawed frozen peas) and stir constantly until the ingredients are well blended and heated, about 8 tot 10 minutes. Serve hot.