Chicken Fried Rice Recipe Made With Leftovers

Chicken Fried Rice Recipe Made With Leftovers

We love chicken fried rice at our house and wait for the leftover night. The weekly meals often consist of at least one curry meal and rice dinner, and another roast chicken night. So, naturally it makes sense to combine any leftovers into a quick and tasty combo.

Make your favorite take-out dish at home, you will undoubtedly use less salt, sauce and oil. Plus, you are more likely to pick quality ingredients and avoid added “flavor-packets” and preservatives, often used at take-out restaurants.

To save time if you don’t have leftover rice on hand or don’t want to cook a batch, use two pouches of ready-to-serve rice. Works like a charm. I don’t even bother thawing the frozen peas and carrot blend that’s mixed into the rice.

Chicken Fried Rice Recipe


You’ll never be tempted again to eat rice from a flimsy takeout container after trying this homemade chicken fried rice made with leftovers

Ingredients


⏩2-3 cups of leftover Rice
⏩¹/₄ Roast Chicken (or another type of leftover chicken) — about 1 cup cut into bite sizes pieces
⏩¹/₂ cup Peas and Carrots (leftovers cooked or fresh/frozen)
⏩2-3 tbsp of Soy Sauce
⏩2 tbsp of cooking oil of choice
⏩2 eggs
⏩Fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
⏩2 tbsp of green onions chopped

Method


Heat 1 tbsp of oil to coat a large frying pan.

Scramble eggs in a bowl, season with black pepper to taste, add to the pan to make an omelette. Remove eggs when cooked and cut into bite size strips and leave aside.

Add another 1 tbsp of oil to the pan and warm through carrots and peas. Add in the chicken, and then rice to the same pan. Add back the eggs.

Drizzle on the soy sauce, stir and taste. Adjust seasoning with more soy sauce, oil and/or pepper.

Remove from heat, garnish with chopped green onions and enjoy.

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Courtesy: science and strength

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