This authentic Asian-inspired dish has the perfect combination of flavors, from juicy chicken and warm rice to tangy soy sauce. It can be whipped up in a matter of minutes and ready to enjoy at any friendly gathering or for a family dinner at the end of a hectic day. Use long grain Carolina® Jasmine Rice for excellent aromatic results.
Cook rice according to package directions; let cool completely. Toss with sesame oil until evenly coated; set aside.
Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat vegetable oil in large wok or skillet set over medium-high heat; cook chicken, garlic and ginger for 2 to 3 minutes or until starting to brown.
Spread rice evenly in bottom of wok. Let stand for 3 to 5 minutes or until crispy on the bottom. Crack eggs over top of rice. Top with veggies and drizzle with soy sauce. Cook, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked, eggs are scrambled, and rice and veggies are heated through. Garnish with green onions.
Fried Rice is a go-to recipe for many households because it’s so simple and great for using up leftover ingredients like vegetables, eggs and rice! When broken down, the key components of any fried rice dish include rice with a possible protein source and the veggies that you love, all stir-fried together with the perfect amount of soy sauce and sesame oil if desired. For more tips, make sure to take a look at our guide on how to make restaurant-quality fried rice.
This specific recipe calls for juicy chicken and veggies but you can experiment with the ingredients of your choice. However, there are many other recipes that you can try or use for inspiration.
Want something a bit more fruit-infused? Try this Thai Fried Rice with Pineapple or a Shrimp Fried Rice with Egg and Pineapple. Want something with pork? This incredible Pork Fried Rice with Bean Sprouts is a great option or try a savory Bacon and Shrimp Fried Brown Rice recipe. You can even try something with a complete twist, yet still delicious like a Fried Rice Bowl with Falafel and Tahini. Using Carolina® Rice the options are truly endless. For even better taste and texture, use our traditional Long Grain White Rice or Carolina® Long Grain and Jasmine Rice crafted specifically for all of your fried rice dishes.
Instead of ordering Asian take-out, why not have a night in making Asian-inspired food and experiment with new and fun recipes. Carolina® Rice will help make each meal simple and satisfying. For example, make this delicious and authentic dish as the main meal of the night or opt for an Asian Tofu Rice Bowl. Whip up a yummy Thai Chicken Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce on the side for some extra crunch and flavor. Take out is an easy option, but believe it or not, so are these recipes! For another interesting dinner idea try our: arroz chaufa.
Substitute shrimp, tofu or thinly sliced beef or pork for chicken if desired. Refrigerated leftover cooked rice is great to use in this recipe.