Easy and Tasty Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Chicken Fried Rice is so popular in my house, there are never any leftovers. Sigh! But when you look at the alternative, I will take it.

Chicken Fried Rice
This is your favorite Chicken Fried Rice!

Let’s make Tasty Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

I normally made fried rice out of a package until my friend Kelli shared this recipe with me. Now I make Chicken Fried Rice from scratch and love it!

This recipe features all of your favorite Chicken Fried Rice ingredients including onions, carrots, peas, chicken, and of course, eggs!

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Chicken Fried Rice recipe Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked Rice (white or brown) Day old or leftover rice works best
  • 2 cups cooked Chicken from roast chicken breast
  •  3 tablespoons Sesame Oil
  • 1 cup Frozen Peas & Carrots, thawed
  •  1 small Onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic, minced
  •  2 Eggs, slightly beaten
  •  1/2 cup Soy Sauce, Less Sodium

Chicken Fried Rice recipe Directions

Chicken Fried Rice
Leftover rice is best for fried rice!

Step 1

This recipe starts with rice. Make this ahead of time — even a day before. I used brown rice but you can also use white rice.

Step 2

Thaw frozen peas & carrots. Chop the onion and mince the garlic.

Chicken Fried Rice, Saute garlic, onion, chicken, peas and carrots.
Saute garlic, onion, chicken, peas, and carrots.

Step 3

Over medium-high heat, cook the garlic, onion, chicken, and thawed peas & carrots in the sesame oil until softened.

Step 4

Lower the heat and push the veggie mixture to the side of the pan.

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Cook the eggs thoroughly.

Step 5

Add the eggs (slightly beaten) to the other side and scramble. Cook until the eggs are completely scrambled.

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It’s time to combine the eggs with the chicken-veggies mixture.

Step 6

Mix the egg into the chicken mixture.

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Add soy sauce for flavorful fried rice!

Step 7

Add the rice and 1/4 cup of soy sauce. Mix together.

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Chicken fried rice is almost ready!

Step 8

Add the remaining soy sauce if needed and blend all together.

Step 9

Your Chicken Fried Rice is ready to be served. This is another meal that can be served directly from the pan. Enjoy!

Yield: 6-8 servings

Tasty Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Tasty Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

This tasty chicken fried rice recipe is a blockbuster hit for breakfast! It's simple, easy, and so flavorful. Try this whenever you have leftover rice, or whenever our family craves for it!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked Rice (white or brown) Day old or leftover rice works best
  • 2 cups cooked Chicken from roast chicken breast
  • 3 tablespoons Sesame Oil
  • 1 cup Frozen Peas & Carrots, thawed
  • 1 small Onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic, minced
  • 2 Eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup Soy Sauce, Less Sodium

Instructions

    1. Prepare your leftover rice. Heat your large pan with sesame oil and saute garlic, onion, chicken, peas, and carrots.
    2. Push the chicken and veggies mixture to one side of the pan then add slightly scrambled eggs.
    3. Cook the eggs thoroughly, then mix the egg with the chicken and meat mixture.
    4. Add the cooked rice and mix all the contents thoroughly.
    5. Add soy sauce for the flavor and continuously stir.
    6. Turn off the heat when the soy sauce is thoroughly absorbed. Serve and enjoy!
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