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Easy Chicken Fried Rice Recipe (One Pot Meal)

One Pot Chicken Fried Rice

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Quick and easy chicken fried rice recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in one pot over stovetop. This 30 minute meal is better than Chinese takeout.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword 30 minute meal, chinese recipes, one pot meal
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 6 People
Calories 650
Author Abeer

Ingredients

  • 1.5 tbsp Sesame oil
  • 1.5 tbsp Vegetable oil Can also use canola, corn or light olive oil
  • 1 pound Chicken breast Cut into small cubes
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1 1/4 cup Frozen vegetables Combination of peas, carrots, corn, green beans
  • 3 cloves Garlic Finely minced
  • 2 Eggs Large
  • 4 cups Rice Jasmine or Basmati, Already cooked, Day old is best
  • 3-4 tbsp Soy sauce Low sodium
  • 1-2 tbsp Sriracha sauce
  • 3 tbsp Green onions Finely chopped, For garnish

Instructions

  • Heat half the sesame oil and half the vegetable oil in a large wok or nonstick pot or pan over medium- high heat.
  • Add chicken cubes and lightly season with salt and pepper. 
  • Saute for a few minutes until cooked through and golden brown. 
  • Remove from wok and keep aside.
  • Add remaining oils in the wok and heat over medium-high heat again.
  • Add frozen veggies and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Then, add garlic and saute for about 1 minute until fragrant. 
  • Push these veggies to one side of the wok and add eggs.
  • Scramble them until fully cooked.
  • Mix them with the other veggies.
  • Add rice, cooked chicken, soy sauce, sriracha sauce, additional salt, pepper and mix everything together.
  • Garnish with lots of green onions. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 650kcal | Carbohydrates: 105g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 693mg | Potassium: 555mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 2055IU | Vitamin C: 7.5mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2.1mg