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Chicken Fried Rice

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8 1-cup servings
Calories: 220 kcal
Author: Traci Antonovich
Skillet sautéed vegetables, rice, and chicken make this 30-minute number the perfect weeknight meal


  • 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


  1. In a large, nonstick skillet or wok on medium flame, heat canola oil and sesame oil until shimmering (about 2 minutes).
  2. Add eggs and lightly scramble; remove and set aside.
  3. To the same skillet, add garlic, onions, and carrots; sauté until slightly tender (about 4 minutes).
  4. Fold in peas, eggs, rice, chicken, soy sauce, and black pepper.
  5. Continue to sauté, stirring until all ingredients are thoroughly warmed through (about 4-6 minutes); serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 305mg 13%
Potassium 301mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 58.8%
Vitamin C 13.9%
Calcium 3.1%
Iron 6.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.