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Easy Chicken Fried Rice

Easy Chicken Fried rice is just what you need to rock your guests with. This Indo-Chinese dish is an easy and delicious recipe that gets ready in no time at all. 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese, Indo-Chinese
Keyword chicken fried rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 503kcal
Author Fareeha

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked rice cold (Cold rice is not so sticky)
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup boneless chicken cut into tiny pieces
  • 1 egg whisked
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 stalk spring onion
  • 1 cup vegetables beans, capsicum, cabbage etc, finely cut

Instructions

  • Break up the lumps in the cooked cold rice (the goal is to try to separate cooked rice into individual grains). Set aside.
  • Add 2 Tbsp oil to a large iron wok or non-stick pan. Add the chicken pieces, salt, and black pepper powder. Fry till golden brown. Remove from oil and set aside.
  • Then add the vegetables and saute for a couple of minutes. Drain from oil and set aside.
  • Next, Pour the remaining oil and beaten egg into the hot wok. Scramble them.
  • Before the eggs are completely set, put in the chicken and sauteed vegetables. Add soy sauce and adjust the salt.
  • Mix well and add the cooked rice. 
  • Toss and turn the rice very quickly in the pan or wok. 
  • When you see some the rice grains jumping up and down in the wok, your delicious easy chicken fried rice is ready. Garnish with spring onion and serve hot.

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Notes

  • You can add in any vegetable that you like. Dice, julienne or grate them.
  • Omit egg or add in more chicken.
  • You can also use chicken broth while cooking the rice for enhanced flavor.
  • Always use cold rice. Hot rice will turn mushy and soggy.