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Healthy Chicken Fried Rice

When you are pressed for time, making a quick but healthy dinner can be a challenge. This healthy chicken fried rice recipe is not only incredibly easy to make, it's delicious too.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Chicken Fried Rice
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 147kcal
Author: Dash of Herbs

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 oz cooked chicken chopped
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas and carrots
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger minced
  • 4 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar

Optional Ingredients to Add:

  • 1 cup fresh snap peas halved
  • 1 medium red pepper sliced thin

Instructions

  • In a large nonstick wok-style pan, heat the olive oil and cook the onion, peas and carrots, garlic and ginger, red pepper and snap peas (if using) to the pan.
  • Sauté for 5-7 minutes until the peas and carrots are cooked through.
  • Add the chicken and stir until combined.  Add in the rice, stir to combine and heat through.  
  • Create a hole in the pan by spreading out the rice, chicken and veggies. Add the eggs and cook until scrambled. Mix the cooked eggs with the rest of the meal.
  • Add the soy sauce and rice wine vinegar. Stir to combine. You can add more soy sauce if necessary.
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Chicken Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 302mg13%
Potassium 178mg5%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 542IU11%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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