Chicken Fried Rice

Who doesn’t like fried rice? It’s obviously a great accompaniment to Chinese food, but we enjoy it so much that we have learned it can easily be turned into a stand-alone meal. So when I have leftover protein — whether it’s shrimp, ham, ground beef, rotisserie chicken, or shredded pork — I know I’m just a pot of rice away from an easy dinner.

As far as vegetables go, feel free to throw in your favorites. We like the traditional carrots beans and peas, but I know lots of people might enjoy green onions as well.


  • Sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (3-4 cloves)
  • 2 cups grated carrots (about 8 ounces)
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 5 cups cooked rice
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cups ground or shredded chicken or your choice or protein

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