Easy Chicken Fried Rice

This Easy Chicken Fried Rice recipe is going to rock your world. The basmati rice accompanied with chicken and veggies is a combination you will make over and over! 
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian, Japanese
Keyword chicken fried rice
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 424kcal
Author Valentina's Corner



  • 1 ½ cup basmati rice, uncooked
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 lb chicken
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • green onion, to taste
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp water


  • In a casserole dish combine the rice and 3 cups water. Cook at 400F for 25-30 minutes (rice is ready when fluffy). Fluff rice, set aside to cool.
  • In a skillet with 1 tsp oil cook the chicken until golden and fully cooked. Lightly season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove the chicken from pan. Add 1 Tbsp butter with the carrots. Sauté over medium heat until fully cooked. Remove carrots (add to chicken).
  • Add 1 Tbsp butter and scramble the eggs, stirring as needed.
  • Add the chicken and carrots back to the skillet with garlic, stir to incorporate.
  • Add rice and stir.
  • In a small bowl, combine ingredients for the sauce. Pour sauce into skillet. Add green onion. Fry another 2-3 minutes, stirring as needed. 


Note: You can add additional soy sauce if desired. 


Calories: 424kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 850mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3700IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1.7mg