Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice
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Chicken Fried Rice
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Chicken Fried Rice

A hearty rice dish that can use almost anything you find in your refrigerator. This recipe makes three servings, so enjoy with friends or save leftovers for lunches and dinners.

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3
Servings
1091
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Cup  brown rice
  • 2 1/2  Cups  water
  • 1  Pound  boneless chicken breast, diced
  • 3  Tablespoons  olive oil
  • Dash of  garlic powder
  • Pinch of  red chile pepper flakes
  • Pinch of  salt
  • Dash of  ground black pepper
  • 1/2  Cup  soy sauce
  • 1/2  onion, diced
  • red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4  Cup  minced garlic
  • 2  Cups  chopped carrots
  • 1  Cup  chopped scallions
  • 1  Pound  snow peas
  • eggs

Directions

Combine the rice and water in a pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Then, reduce the heat and simmer for 40 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine the chicken, 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, garlic powder, red chile pepper flakes, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce in a large bowl and mix well. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken.

Then, heat the remaining olive oil in another large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic, and sauté for 5 minutes. Then, add the carrots and cook for 5 more minutes. Add the scallions and snow peas.

Combine the chicken and vegetables in one skillet. Then add the rice. Using a spatula, mix everything together. Add the eggs and continue mixing. Add the remaining soy sauce and continue cooking for 5 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
53%
Sugar
6g
7%
Saturated Fat
19g
79%
Cholesterol
200mg
67%
Carbohydrate, by difference
97g
75%
Protein
91g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
262µg
37%
Vitamin B-12
4µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
3mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
21µg
23%
Calcium, Ca
198mg
20%
Choline, total
181mg
43%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
10g
40%
Fluoride, F
59µg
2%
Folate, total
144µg
36%
Iron, Fe
20mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
276mg
86%
Manganese, Mn
4mg
100%
Niacin
34mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
4mg
80%
Phosphorus, P
1189mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
109µg
100%
Sodium, Na
4924mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
556g
21%
Zinc, Zn
13mg
100%

Chicken Fried Rice Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Chicken Fried Rice Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chile peppers as well as sugar and garlic.