Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Chicken fried rice – a popular fried rice with chicken. Easy chicken fried rice recipe that is healthier & better than regular takeout and takes 20 mins.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Chicken Fried Rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 636 kcal

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups overnight steamed rice
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz chicken, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables, defrost
  • Salt to taste

Seasonings:

Instructions

  1. Break up the lumpy overnight rice with the back of the spoon or fork, or with your hand. Mix all the ingredients for the Seasonings in a small bowl.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a wok over high heat and cook the eggs first. Use the spatula to break the eggs into small pieces. Set aside. Reheat the wok with the remaining 2 tablespoons oil and stir-fry the garlic until aromatic. Add the chicken pieces and stir-fry until the chicken pieces turn opaque before adding the mixed vegetables. Stir to combine well.
  3. Add the rice into the wok and use the spatula to stir-fry continuously until the all the ingredients are well blended. Add the Seasonings into the wok, mix well with the chicken fried rice. Return the eggs into the wok and combine with the rice. Dish out and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

If you don't have fish sauce, just use soy sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fried Rice Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 636 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 57%
Saturated Fat 22g 110%
Cholesterol 286mg 95%
Sodium 1283mg 53%
Potassium 488mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 96g 32%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 1g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 101.1%
Vitamin C 13.7%
Calcium 7.1%
Iron 39.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.