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Easy Fried Rice

This easy fried rice recipe really captures the flavor of fried rice served in restaurants. Use leftover chicken for a satisfying meal that's easy to put together. —Lori Schweer, Mapleton, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen stir-fry vegetable blend
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • Combine eggs and salt. In a large skillet or wok over medium heat, scramble eggs in 1 teaspoon oil, breaking into small pieces. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Add remaining 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons oil to skillet. Stir-fry rice over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Add vegetables, onions and garlic; stir-fry for 5 minutes. Add chicken; stir-fry until heated through, 3-5 minutes. Combine soy sauce, broth, pepper and ginger. Add to rice; stir to coat. Add bacon and eggs; heat through.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 476 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 133mg cholesterol, 1077mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.

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