How to Make Spicy Cumin Ham: A Flavorful and Easy Recipe

Q: Can I substitute the ham sausage with another type of meat?
A: Yes, you can use other types of sausages or thinly sliced meats as an alternative.

Q: Is it necessary to use both kinds of soy sauce?
A: Using both light and dark soy sauce helps balance the flavor, but you can adjust according to taste or use only one type.

Q: Can I make this dish less spicy?
A: Absolutely! Reduce the amount of chili powder and peppers to adjust the spiciness to your preference.

Spicy Cumin Ham: A Delightful Stir-Fry Dish


  • 4 Ham sausages
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Toasted white sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chili powder
  • 3-6 Dried chilies
  • 3-6 Green and red chilies
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon Light soy sauce
  • A dash of dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oyster sauce
  • A pinch of chicken powder
  1. Slice the ham sausages and bell peppers. Lightly fry the sausages in a pan with a bit of oil until golden brown, then set aside.
  2. In the same pan, sauté minced garlic and dried chilies in a small amount of oil. Then add the bell peppers and stir-fry briefly.
  3. Add the ham sausages back to the pan, followed by the light soy sauce, a dash of dark soy sauce, oyster sauce, chili powder, cumin, and a pinch of chicken powder. Stir-fry until everything is evenly coated and fragrant.
  4. Finish by sprinkling toasted white sesame seeds on top.
  5. Enjoy with rice - three bowls might not be enough!
  • Rich in protein from the ham sausages
  • Contains antioxidants from the cumin and chilies
  • Energy-giving carbohydrates if served with rice
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