Homemade Chicken Fried Rice

Better Than Takeout Chicken Fried Rice recipe tastes so good and will save you money!

Course Main
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Author adapted from


  • 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


  1. Cook and shred the chicken.
  2. Preheat a large skillet or wok to medium heat and pour sesame oil in the bottom.
  3. Add white onion and peas and carrots and fry until tender.
  4. Slide the onion, peas and carrots to the side, and pour the beaten eggs onto the other side.
  5. Using a spatula, scramble the eggs.
  6. Once cooked, mix the eggs with the vegetable mix.
  7. Add the rice and chicken to the veggie and egg mixture.
  8. Pour the soy sauce on top.
  9. Stir and fry the rice and veggie mixture until heated through and combined.