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Easy-Weeknight-Chicken-Recipes

Chicken Fried Rice

Prepare ingredients ahead of time for a quick 15 minute meal on busy nights!

Course Main Course
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 2 C Uncooked Rice prepare per package directions
  • 1 Precooked Chicken Breast shredded
  • 1 T Sesame Oil
  • 1 T Peanut Oil
  • 2 Carrots finely diced
  • 1 Stalk Celery finely diced
  • 1 Stem Broccoli chopped
  • 1/2 C Peas
  • 1/4 C Onion finely diced
  • 2 Green Onions chopped
  • 3 Eggs scrambled
  • Pepper to taste
  • Soy Sauce to taste

Instructions

  1. Begin with 2 cups Uncooked Rice, prepare per package directions. HINT - This recipe works best with rice that has been prepared ahead and refrigerated. 

    Shred or dice precooked chicken.

  2. Place chopped Carrots and Broccoli in microwave safe bowl, cover with water. Microwave 3 minutes. This will greatly reduce your stove top cooking time!

    Scramble eggs in pan, set aside.

  3. Heat 1/2 T Olive Oil and 1/2 T Sesame Oil in large skillet. Add Onions and Celery, cooking over medium to high heat for 3 minutes or until onions begin to appear translucent. Add Garlic, cook 1 minute longer.

    Add a small amount of oil throughout the cooking process if vegetables appear to be dry and sticking to pan.

  4. Add pre cooked carrots and broccoli. Cook 3-5 minutes, until tender. Add Peas and Green Onions. Season with Pepper, cook additional 1-2 minutes.

  5. Add prepared Rice and precooked Chicken. Add desired amount of Soy Sauce, continue sauteing until heated through, stirring continuously. 

  6. Add prepared egg, cook additional 1-2 minutes.