Chicken Fried Rice

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Chicken Fried Rice

If you love love fried rice, you will love this recipe. Feel free to substitute or swap veggies based on your liking. That’s what I love about this recipe, I can pick & choose what to toss in based on what I have on hand or what everyone is craving at the time.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 cups white rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken cooked and diced
  • 2/3 cup sliced baby carrot can be replaced by bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas can be replaced by lima beans
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • soy sauce to taste
  • sesame oil to taste - optional


  1. In a saucepan, combine rice & water.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, & simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. In a small saucepan, boil veggies until soft, remove & drain. Set aside.

  4. Heat wok over high heat.
  5. Add in oil, then stir in veggies & chicken; cook about 30 seconds.
  6. Crack in eggs, stirring quickly to scramble eggs with vegetables.
  7. Stir in cooked rice.
  8. Add in soy sauce & toss rice to coat.
  9. Drizzle with sesame oil & toss again before serving.