Chicken Fried Rice

Thick soy sauce is thickened with molasses. Restaurants frequently rely on it to add flavor to fried rice and noodle dishes.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2½ Tbsp. oyster sauce, divided
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 5 Tbsp. oil, divided
  • 2 stalks celery, trimmed and diced
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 4 cups cold cooked rice
  • 1½ cups chopped cooked skinless chicken breast
  • 2 tsp. thick soy sauce
  • 2 medium scallions, trimmed and sliced

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, lightly beat eggs. Stir in 1 tablespoon oyster sauce, salt, and pepper.
  • Add 2 tablespoons oil to a preheated wok or medium skillet. When oil is hot, pour egg mixture into the pan. Cook on medium to medium-high heat, using 2 spatulas to turn over the egg mixture once. Don’t scramble. Remove and cut into thin strips. Set aside.
  • Clean out wok, if necessary. Add 1 tablespoon oil. When oil is hot, add celery. Stir-fry for 1 minute, then add onion. Stir-fry vegetables until tender. Remove.
  • Add 2 tablespoons oil. When oil is hot, add rice. Stir-fry on medium heat, stirring to separate the grains. Add 1½ tablespoons oyster sauce. Blend in chicken, onion, and celery. Stir in soy sauce. To serve, garnish chicken with strips of fried egg and scallions.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 2½ Tbsp. oyster sauce, divided
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 5 Tbsp. oil, divided
  • 2 stalks celery, trimmed and diced
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 4 cups cold cooked rice
  • 1½ cups chopped cooked skinless chicken breast
  • 2 tsp. thick soy sauce
  • 2 medium scallions, trimmed and sliced

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, lightly beat eggs. Stir in 1 tablespoon oyster sauce, salt, and pepper.
  • Add 2 tablespoons oil to a preheated wok or medium skillet. When oil is hot, pour egg mixture into the pan. Cook on medium to medium-high heat, using 2 spatulas to turn over the egg mixture once. Don’t scramble. Remove and cut into thin strips. Set aside.
  • Clean out wok, if necessary. Add 1 tablespoon oil. When oil is hot, add celery. Stir-fry for 1 minute, then add onion. Stir-fry vegetables until tender. Remove.
  • Add 2 tablespoons oil. When oil is hot, add rice. Stir-fry on medium heat, stirring to separate the grains. Add 1½ tablespoons oyster sauce. Blend in chicken, onion, and celery. Stir in soy sauce. To serve, garnish chicken with strips of fried egg and scallions.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories500
Total Fat22g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol140mg
Sodium600mg
Total Carbohydrate50g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars3g
Protein25g