Chicken Fried Rice

Fried rice is one my favorite recipes, and the perfect way to use all of that leftover rice. Creating this recipe was challenging, because I typically don’t measure my ingredients when I make fried rice. I like to just throw in a little bit of everything. It’s not just a great way to use up leftover rice, but vegetables as well.

In my fried rice, I only use 1/4 cup of soy sauce. I personally don’t like my rice to be too salty. As with almost all my cooking, I use a cast iron skillet.

Chicken Fried Rice

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Asian, Chinese, PacificIsland
Keyword: FilipinoFriedRice, FriedRice, leftover, leftoverrice, PiniritongRice, PinoyFriedRice, quick, Rice, Vegetables

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Chicken – inch cubed
  • 4 tbsp Oil divided
  • Black pepper
  • 2 cups Rice
  • 2 Eggs – beaten
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 cup Mixed peas and carrots
  • 1/4 cup Soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup green onions

Instructions

  • In a skillet over medium-high heat, put 2 tablespoons of oil
  • Add chicken and black pepper. Cook until golden brown. Set aside.
  • In the same pan, add 2 tablespoons oil
  • Add beaten eggs and scramble
  • Add rice, soy sauce, chicken, and mixed peas and carrots. Stirring continuously to prevent rice from sticking. Continue tossing rice anywhere from 3-5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Garnish with chopped spring onion. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Some people tend to like having more vegetables in their fried rice. In this recipe, we try to use up all the vegetables we have available before it goes to waste. You can add vegetables such as celery, bell pepper, and even cilantro for flavor. Fried rice is one of those recipe that you can never go wrong by adding your own twist of it. 

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