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Chicken Fried Rice

A simple, delicious and filling one pot meal that you can whip up together in no time.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indo Chinese
Keyword Fried Rice
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 small carrot, cut julienne
  • 3 mushrooms thinly sliced, optional * see notes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying

For the rice:

  • 4 cups of cooked white rice
  • 1 tablespoon dark soya sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of light soya sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the chicken:

  • 200 grams boneless chicken, thinly sliced into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark soya sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour (cornstarch)
  • 1/4 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a bowl marinate the cooked rice with all the ingredients mentioned under 'For the rice'. Keep aside for at least 15 mins. In another bowl marinate the chicken with all the ingredients mentioned under 'For the chicken'. Keep aside till required (for at least 10 mins)
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok on a high heat. Add the marinated chicken and fry till it is tender - this should not take more than 2-3 mins. Remove and keep aside
  • Add more oil to the wok and pour the beaten eggs and scramble them into bite sized pieces. Add salt and pepper to taste. Remove and keep aside.
  • Quickly wipe the pan with a kitchen tissue and heat some oil again. Fry the onions and garlic for about 15 seconds each and immediately add the mushrooms or other vegetables, salt and pepper to taste and cook them on a high heat for 30-40 seconds or till the veggies are done.
  • Add the marinated rice and fry it on a high heat.
  • Add the fried chicken and eggs and mix well. Garnish with springs onion greens and serve hot

Notes

You may use any vegetables of your choice. We used whatever was available in the fridge.