Simple Chicken Fried Rice

This recipe is a long time favorite! Quick and simple – perfect for those busy weekdays!

Ingredients:

3 cups white rice

6 cups chicken broth

4lb de-boned chicken (cooked)

2 cups diced carrots

1 whole medium sized onion – diced

2 Tbsp butter

4 eggs

1/3 cup soy sauce

Directions:

In a large deep skillet, over med/high heat – Melt 2 Tbsp butter – Add carrots and onions – cook until soft

Add 3 cups white rice – cook until slightly browned

Add 6 cups chicken broth – bring to a boil – cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer until liquid is fully dissolved

Stir in the cooked chicken then, crack 4 eggs and stir until fully cooked

Lastly, stir in 1/3 cup soy sauce and serve.

Enjoy!

TIP: Cook a whole chicken in an Instant pot – Place a 4 lb chicken in a 6 quart Instant Pot. Fill the pot to the half way water mark. Combine 1 Tbsp smoked paprika, 1 Tbsp garlic powder,1 Tbsp onion powder, 2 tsp salt, and 1 tsp pepper. Sprinkle over the chicken. Add 3 bay leaves. Pressure cook for 1 hour. Quick release. The chicken will be falling from the bones! Use the chicken and the broth for your rice. Makes a flavorful and delicious fried rice!

Printable Recipe:

Simple Chicken Fried Rice

  • Servings: 8-12
  • Difficulty: Easy
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INGREDIENTS:

3 cups white rice
6 cups chicken broth
1 4lb de-boned chicken (cooked)
2 cups diced carrots
1 medium onion – diced
2 Tbsp butter
4 eggs
1/3 cup soy sauce

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a large, deep skillet, melt 2 Tbsp butter over med/high heat. Add the carrots and onion – cook until soft.
2. Add 3 cups white rice – cook until slightly browned.
3. Add 6 cups chicken broth, bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer until liquid is fully dissolved.
4. Stir in the cooked chicken.
5. Crack 4 eggs into the rice, stir until fully cooked.
6. Stir in 1/3 cup soy sauce and Enjoy!

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