Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Loop Sunday Lunch: Chicken Fried Rice

Image via Delish.

Image via Delish.

For today's Sunday Lunch, we feature a quick and easy favourite: Chicken Fried Rice.

Check out this healthy recipe from Delish.

Serves 6

Prep time: 10 mins

Total time: 40 mins


2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

3 chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb)

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 tbsp sesame oil, divided

1 medium onion, chopped

2 carrots, peeled and diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tbsp freshly minced ginger

4 cups cooked white rice (preferably leftover)

3/4 cup frozen peas

3 large eggs, beaten

3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce

2 green onions, thinly sliced


In a medium skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil. Season chicken with salt and pepper on both sides, then add to skillet, and cook until golden and no longer pink, eight minutes per side. Remove from skillet and let rest five minutes, then cut into bite-sized pieces.

To the same skillet, heat one tablespoon sesame oil. Add onion and carrots and cook until soft, five minutes, Add garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, one minute more. Stir in rice and peas and cook until warmed through, two minutes.

Push rice to one side of skillet and add remaining tablespoon sesame oil to other side. Add egg and stir until almost fully cooked, then fold eggs into rice. Add chicken back to skillet with soy sauce and green onions and stir to combine.

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