Chicken Fried Rice

This is another easy weeknight meal for when you’re in a rush. You can double and/or triple the portions for a dinner party entree. It tastes amazing and is surprisingly easy to put together. For feeding a crowd you can use rotisserie chicken too. Dinner will be done in literally minutes.

PREP TIME: 10 mins

COOK TIME: 5 mins

YIELD: Serves or Makes 2-3


  • Cooked jasmine rice 1 cup
  • Boneless chicken 1/2 cup cubed
  • Salt
  • Pepper 1 tbsp
  • Garlic 1 teaspoon finely chopped
  • Onion, 1 small, finely diced
  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon
  • Fish sauce 1 teaspoon
  • Sesame oil 1 tablespoon
  • Sambal olek 1 teaspoon
  • Spring onions 2 tbsp finely chopped


  • Heat ½ tsp sesame oil. Add chicken, salt and pepper. Cook 3-4 minutes turning halfway until the chicken is fully cooked. Set aside.
  • Add the other ½ tsp sesame oil in the pan. Add onion and garlic. Cook until soft.
  • While that is cooking, heat the cooked rice in the microwave for 30 seconds. Add the rice to the pan along with the garlic and onion. Add the cooked chicken.
  • Mix in fresh black pepper, soy sauce, fish sauce, sambal olek. Check seasoning and adjust according to taste. Serve with chopped spring onions.
Chicken Fried Rice

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