chicken broccoli fried rice recipe

Chicken Broccoli Fried Rice Recipe

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chicken broccoli fried rice recipe

Chicken broccoli fried rice recipe is a great way to use up leftover chicken and leftover rice!  Using this easy fried rice recipe, boring leftovers are transformed into a new, hot and yummy main dish!

For the chicken, you can use rotisserie chicken or any leftover chicken dish, or you can just quickly cook a chicken breast just for this chicken fried rice recipe (individually frozen chicken breasts are perfect for this).  For the rice, I always cook extra rice using a rice cooker – rice leftovers from the day before make even better fried rice than freshly cooked rice!  If you don’t have a rice cooker, another great easy way to cook rice is cooking rice in a microwave.  For the broccoli, you can use thawed frozen broccoli, leftover oven roasted broccoli or cook fresh broccoli in a microwave.

To make chicken broccoli fried rice, simply fry the onion, then add cooked chicken and broccoli, add the egg, stir-fry and then season with soy sauce.  That’s all there is to it to making chicken broccoli fried rice!

Chicken Broccoli Fried Rice Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 cup of cooked broccoli
  • 1 cup of cooked rice
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Instructions How To Make Fried Rice

  • Heat 1/2 tbsp of oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Add chopped onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes.
  • Add another 1/2 tbsp of oil to the frying pan. Add cooked chicken, broccoli and rice and mix. Drizzle with soy sauce and sprinkle with pepper and mix.
  • Cook, stirring periodically, for 3 minutes, or until everything is hot.
  • Crack the egg into the frying pan and mix everything, so the rice is coated with egg. Keep stirring for 2 minutes.
  • If the fried rice needs more salt, add more soy sauce to taste.

Enjoy this yummy chicken broccoli fried rice!  If you like fried rice, also see my shrimp fried rice recipe and vegetarian fried rice recipe.

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