Quick & Easy Fried Rice

This one-pan meal is so easy to throw together in a hurry. It's a great way to use up leftover rice and can be customized based on your preferences. Scroll to the bottom for vegetarian and low-carb variations.

 2 tbsp sesame oil
 3 cloves garlic, minced
 2 chicken breasts, diced
 1 cup carrots, chopped
 1 cup broccoli florets
 2 cups brown rice, cooked
 ½ cup frozen peas
 3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
 salt and pepper, to taste

1

Heat sesame oil in a skillet, and cook garlic until softened.

2

Add the chicken, salt, and pepper, and sauté for 5 minutes.

3

Add the carrots and broccoli, and sauté until tender.

4

Add the rice, soy sauce, and peas, and mix thoroughly.

Variations

  • VEGETARIAN/VEGAN OPTION: Substitute 16 oz of firm, pressed tofu or tempeh for the chicken breast.
  • LOW CARB OPTION: Substitute 2 cups of cauliflower rice for the brown rice.
  • MORE/DIFFERENT VEGGIES: Use whatever veggies you have on hand if you want to swap out the broccoli or carrots. Bell peppers, pea pods, red onion, or mushrooms are all yummy additions.

  • Recipe from: Tasty

    Ingredients

     2 tbsp sesame oil
     3 cloves garlic, minced
     2 chicken breasts, diced
     1 cup carrots, chopped
     1 cup broccoli florets
     2 cups brown rice, cooked
     ½ cup frozen peas
     3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
     salt and pepper, to taste

    Directions

    1

    Heat sesame oil in a skillet, and cook garlic until softened.

    2

    Add the chicken, salt, and pepper, and sauté for 5 minutes.

    3

    Add the carrots and broccoli, and sauté until tender.

    4

    Add the rice, soy sauce, and peas, and mix thoroughly.

    Quick & Easy Fried Rice