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Easy & Delicious Chicken "Fried" Rice Recipe

Updated on October 24, 2016

Quick Dinner Solution

This is a simple chicken "fried" rice recipe that is tasty and easy to make. There is very little oil used and the rice is not actually fried and no wok is needed. I like to use it when I have leftover cooked chicken, but it is also possible to use canned chicken and pantry supplies for this dinner. It is a good idea when you can't make it to the grocery store. Keep a frozen bag of Asian stir-fry vegetables in the freezer, and prepare that for a side dish!

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Cook Time

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1/2 hour

Serves: Serves 4


  • 1 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup of Uncle Ben's converted rice
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 2 beaten eggs


  1. Have leftover cooked chicken ready. In large skillet, heat water and minced onion to boiling. Add rice , cover, and simmer 20 minutes. Stir in soy sauce, salt, pepper, and cooked chicken. Cover and heat on low about 5 minutes, then rest while cooking eggs. In small skillet, heat oil and add beaten eggs. Cook like scrambled eggs, and then stir into rice/chicken mixture. Serve immediately.
  2. Note: If another brand of rice is used, adjust the water amount and cooking time according to the package directions.
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This dish could be made vegetarian by substituting firm tofu cut into 3/4" cubes instead of the chicken. Or you may simply leave out the chicken and add two more scrambled eggs.

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      TanoCalvenoa 4 years ago

      Now I'm all hungry...

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      JJNW 5 years ago from USA

      Fast, fun, and healthy! I would like to try this. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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      eridqua 5 years ago

      Sounds yummy!