Chinese Fried Rice with Chicken
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This chinese fried rice recipe with chicken is better than takeout! You don’t need to order out anymore after tasting this dish!
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup diced yellow or white onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 5 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 drops soy sauce
  • 3 drops sesame oil
  • 8 ounces cooked chicken, chopped
  • ½ cup diced carrot
  • ½ cup peas
  • 4 cups cold, cooked rice
  • 4 green onions (scallions), chopped
  • 4-5 tablespoons soy sauce
  1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in wok OR deep skillet; add chopped onions and stir-fry until onions turn a nice brown color, about 8-10 minutes; add in garlic and saute with onions for a couple of minutes (until fragrant).
  2. Remove from wok/skillet.
  3. Allow wok/skillet to cool slightly.
  4. Mix egg with 3 drops of soy and 3 drops of sesame oil; set aside.
  5. Add 1 tbsp oil to wok, swirling to coat surfaces; add egg mixture; swirl egg until egg sets against wok/skillet; when egg is set, flip egg and cook other side briefly; remove from wok/skillet, and chop into small pieces.
  6. Heat 2 tbsp oil in wok/skillet; add chicken to wok/skillet, along with carrots, peas, and cooked onion and garlic; stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  7. Add rice and green onions tossing to mix well; stir-fry for 3 minutes.
  8. Add 4-5 tbsp of soy sauce (add more or less to your liking, just make sure all rice is coated) and then add chopped egg to rice mixture and fold in; stir-fry for 1 minute more; serve hot.
Serve with additional soy sauce on the side.
Recipe by Wishes and Dishes at