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Chicken Fried Rice

chicken fried rice

I am a lover of fried rice, it’s one of the few things that I truly love that is fried.  I recently saw a recipe for Chicken Fried Rice in my grandma’s Better and Homes and Gardens 1965 Edition cookbook.  It looked so simple that I knew the next time that I made Orange Chicken, I would be making a side of this rice as well.

The rice was a huge hit especially with my husband, he had nearly eaten all of it by the time dinner was done when I was expecting leftovers!

Keep in mind with this one you can also substitute the chicken for beef or pork as well.  We also did this as a side dish to our orange chicken, the serving size in the cookbook states 5-6 servings, it made 4-5 for us and it was served as a side not the main dish.

Let’s get on to this delicious recipe!

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Chicken Fried Rice

Yield: 4-5

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup Finely Diced Chicken
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Cup Dried White Rice, Cooked and Cold
  • 1/4 Cup White Onion, Diced
  • 1 Celery Stalk, Diced
  • 2 Carrots, Diced
  • 1 Egg, Beaten
  • 2-4 Tbsp Lite Soy Sauce (or Gluten Free Soy Sauce)

Directions:

  1. Begin by frying the chicken in the oil. Add in the veggies and let this simmer for 10 minutes or until the onions are slightly browned.
  2. Next add in the rice and 2 Tbsp soy sauce. Continue cooking for another 10 minutes then add in the beaten egg. Stir the egg in and continue cooking for an additional 5 minutes.
  3. At this point if you want it darker in color add in the remaining soy sauce.

 

Enjoy!

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