Better Than Takeout Chicken Fried Rice tastes so good and cost a lot less than takeout! My husband loves to order chicken fried rice when we order Chinese, but it can be a bit expensive so I decided to make some at home and see if he liked it. It was a huge hit with him and the kids!
All you need for this easy Better Than Takeout Chicken Fried Rice is six simple ingredients and 30 minutes. Yes you can have a delicious homemade dinner meal in no time at all. My kids were not big fans of the veggies but they did like it. Be sure to try this recipe for Better Than Takeout Chicken Fried Rice, you will not be disappointed!
Homemade Chicken Fried Rice
- 1 pound chicken about 2-3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
- 3 cups cooked rice
- 2 Tbsp sesame oil
- 1 small white onion chopped
- 1 cup frozen peas and carrots thawed
- 2-3 Tablespoons soy sauce more or less to taste
- 2 large eggs lightly beaten
- Cook and shred the chicken.
- Preheat a large skillet or wok to medium heat and pour sesame oil in the bottom.
- Add white onion and peas and carrots and fry until tender.
- Slide the onion, peas and carrots to the side, and pour the beaten eggs onto the other side.
- Using a spatula, scramble the eggs.
- Once cooked, mix the eggs with the vegetable mix.
- Add the rice and chicken to the veggie and egg mixture.
- Pour the soy sauce on top.
- Stir and fry the rice and veggie mixture until heated through and combined.
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