Chicken Fried Rice: every kitchen needs this go-to recipe for simple, delicious chicken fried rice! Whip up this one-skillet meal in 30-minutes!
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Chicken Fried Rice

Skillet sautéed vegetables, rice, and chicken make this 30-minute number the perfect weeknight meal
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 8 1-cup servings
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Traci Antonovich


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 3 cloves garlic grated
  • 1/2 cup green onion chopped
  • 1 cup carrots chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas thawed
  • 1 cup frozen corn thawed
  • 4 cups cooked rice white or brown
  • 1 cup cooked shredded chicken
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • In a large, nonstick skillet or wok on medium flame, heat canola oil and sesame oil until shimmering (about 2 minutes).
  • Add eggs and lightly scramble; remove and set aside.
  • To the same skillet, add garlic, onions, and carrots; sauté until slightly tender (about 4 minutes).
  • Fold in peas, eggs, rice, chicken, soy sauce, and black pepper.
  • Continue to sauté, stirring until all ingredients are thoroughly warmed through (about 4-6 minutes); serve warm.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 305mg | Potassium: 301mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 58.8% | Vitamin C: 13.9% | Calcium: 3.1% | Iron: 6.1%