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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! 
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Author: Valentina's Corner

Ingredients

rice-

  • 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

sauce

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

Instructions

  • 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. 

Notes

Note: You can add additional soy sauce if desired.