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Best Recipe for Fried Rice with Chicken

Who needs takeout when this easy recipe can be on the table in 15 minutes.

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Asian, easy recipe, stir fry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 290 kcal
Author Renea


  • 3 cups cold cooked rice
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil or olive oil
  • 4 ounces canned mushrooms, drained
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots (rinsed under cold water)
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. To a large skillet or wok, saute over medium-high heat the celery and onion in the oil until tender crisp, about 3-4 minutes.

  2. Add the mushrooms, peas and carrots and chicken, and saute another minute or two.

  3. Add each egg to the side of the pan, and scramble in place for a minute or two.

  4. Add the cold rice and fry for a few minutes until the rice starts to brown and carmalize.

  5. Finally, add the butter, soy sauce and salt and pepper. Saute for another minute or two. Serve at the table with additional soy sauce.