Dinner In the Kitchen

Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice is not only a fun meal, but it is done in a flash!

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

To begin, dice two boneless, skinless chicken breasts into 3/4 inch pieces. Dice 1/2 cup onion.

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

Measure out a cup of frozen mixed vegetables.

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

In a large, non-stick skillet, heat a tablespoon of coconut oil over medium high heat. Toss in the onion & chicken and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add in the vegetables and cover. Cook until the chicken is just cooked through, 2-3 more minutes.

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

While it cooks, beat an egg.

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

When the chicken is just cooked through, add in 3 cups of cooked, cold rice and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Cook and stir until it is all fairly uniform in color with the soy sauce mixed into the rice. Cook for 2 minutes, until the rice gets a little bit of color here and there.

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

Move the fried rice to the sides, clearing a space in the center of the skillet. Add a teaspoon of coconut oil in the cleared space.

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

Pour in the beaten egg. Stir and cook until the egg is scrambled and cooked through.

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

Once the egg is cooked, mix it into the fried rice.

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

That’s it! Serve with additional soy sauce if you like.

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

 

Enjoy!

Chicken Fried Rice from Hip Homeschool Moms

 

Chicken Fried Rice
 
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Recipe type: main dish
Ingredients
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ c diced onion
  • 1 c frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 Tb + 1 tsp coconut oil, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 2Tb soy sauce
  • 3 c cold, cooked rice
Instructions
  1. To begin, dice the chicken breasts into ¾ inch pieces.
  2. In a large, non-stick skillet, heat a tablespoon of coconut oil over medium high heat. Toss in the onion & chicken and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add in the vegetables and cover. Cook until the chicken is just cooked through, 2-3 more minutes.
  3. While it cooks, beat the egg.
  4. When the chicken is just cooked through, add in the cooked, cold rice and soy sauce. Cook and stir until it is all fairly uniform in color with the soy sauce mixed into the rice. Cook for 2 minutes, until the rice gets a little bit of color here and there.
  5. Move the fried rice to the sides of the skillet, clearing a space in the center. Add a teaspoon of coconut oil in the cleared space.
  6. Pour in the beaten egg. Stir and cook until the egg is scrambled and cooked through.
  7. Once the egg is cooked, mix it into the fried rice.
  8. That’s it! Serve with additional soy sauce if you like.
  9. Enjoy!
 

About the author

Constance

Constance Smith is a homeschool veteran, having eclectically homeschooled three kiddos through graduation. After spending 25 years living an army life, she and her husband are planting roots in northern Alabama where she is starting a farm and enjoying country life. Constance has been blogging for over a decade and has had her content published in several local and national publications. You can find hundreds more recipes, photography, videos of her life and more at her website, Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

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