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Chicken Fried Rice {Better Than Take-Out!}

Skip the take-out and create this simple chicken Chinese fried rice reception. It’s a straightforward nighttime dinner that’s therefore budget friendly, and it’s a true crowd-pleaser!

I create my chicken Chinese fried rice with leftover rice. If you're creating rice only for this direction, I’d recommend doing it earlier than time and golf shot it within the icebox to cool down. It simply makes the feel of the Chinese fried rice higher.

Chicken Fried Rice {Better Than Take-Out!}
Chicken Fried Rice {Better Than Take-Out!}

Also, will we have a tendency to simply refer oil for a second? wherever has these items been all my life?! i'm victimisation the cooked oil from merchant Joe’s. it's perfection!

It provides the chicken Chinese fried rice this amazing, authentic flavor. it's what my Chinese fried rice has been missing right along.

Chicken Fried Rice {Better Than Take-Out!}


  • 3 cups cooked jasmine rice preferably left over rice. Brown rice is fine too
  • 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts diced into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons butter divided
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas and carrots
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 1/2 Tablespoons tamari (gluten free) or low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  2. Add 1/2 Tablespoon butter to the pan.
  3. Add the chicken, salt and pepper generously, and cook until chicken is cooked through, about 6 - 7 minutes.
  4. Put the cooked chicken on a clean plate, and set aside.
  5. Add a tablespoon of butter to the pan.
  6. Cook the onions, carrots and peas until tender, about 4 minutes.
  7. Add the garlic and cook one more minute.
  8. Push the veggies aside, and scramble the eggs on the empty side of the pan.
  9. Stir everything together, and add the last 1/2 tablespoon butter to the pan.
  10. Add the rice, green onions, soy sauce and chicken and combine.
  11. Allow the rice to "fry" and get a little toasty by leaving it alone for a minute.
  12. Stir everything up, and allow the rice to sort of crisp up again.
  13. Turn off the heat, and add the sesame oil.
  14. Stir to combine.
  15. Serve immediately.