Ham with Five-Spice Vegetables Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

  • Ham with Five-Spice Vegetables (see recipe below)
  • Wonton Soup
  • Carrots Glazed with Asian Ginger Dressing
  • Almond Rice

Ham with Five-Spice Vegetables is a super-quick entree that is the focus of this Chinese-themed menu. Wonton Soup is always a nice starter, and Carrots Glazed with Asian Ginger Dressing and Almond Rice complete the meal. Keep a bottle of Asian ginger or sesame dressing on hand -- it's a great marinade, dressing, or glaze.

Ham with Five-Spice Vegetables


Wonton Soup

Serve canned soup or cook frozen wontons and add to broth. When cooked, add a handful of shredded iceberg lettuce and sliced green onions.

Carrots Glazed with Asian Ginger Dressing

Cook carrots in boiling salted water. Drain and toss with ginger dressing and brown sugar to taste.

Almond Rice

Chop toasted almonds and stir into hot cooked rice.