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Chicken Fried Rice

A classic homemade version of Chinese restaurant style chicken fried rice that is much better than your favourite take-out. Learn how to make protein packed chicken fried rice recipe in 10 minutes, step by step. And you can make this with brown rice too!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 427kcal
Author: Farrukh Aziz


  • 3 cups  Cooked Rice (preferably a day old cooked rice)
  • 1.5 cups  Chicken boiled and shredded
  • 2 Eggs lightly beaten
  • ½ cup Mixed veggies finely chopped (I have used capsicum and carrots)
  • cup Spring onions finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Spring onion whites chopped
  • ¼ cup Onions finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Celery chopped
  • 1 tablespoon  Red chilli sauce
  • 2 tablespoon  Soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon  Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Ginger grated or chopped
  • 1 teaspoon  Rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • Salt & Black pepper to taste


  • First, heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok
  • Then, add beaten eggs and cook. Scramble the eggs and take it out onto a plate.
  • Add, another 1 tablespoon of oil and heat. Then, add garlic, ginger, celery and fry for 1 minute until aromatic. (do not burn them).
  • Add spring onion whites and chopped onions and sauté for a minute.
  • Now, add carrots and capsicum and sauté for a minute
  • Add soy sauce, red chilli sauce salt and vinegar, mix everything well
  • Then, add boiled and shredded chicken and sauté
  • Add black pepper powder and cooked rice, stir until mixed well.
  • Finally, add sesame oil, eggs and spring onion greens and toss.
  • Chicken Fried Rice is ready to serve.


Calories: 427kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 476mg | Potassium: 242mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1405IU | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1.4mg