Monday, December 14, 2009

Chicken Fried Rice


This comes out of your freezer and tastes JUST LIKE TAKEOUT! Im not joking here either. Its amazing! The cool thing is you can make it in mass quantities and freeze it. Just thaw the bag and in 10 minutes you have dinner! I adapted my version from this recipe from the oamc guru Tish at the Zaar. Its a gigantic recipe. I make 8 freezer packets from it.(feeding 2 people)  Feel free to divide it to meet your needs.

For the rice mix:
2 cups frozen peas
2 cups chopped carrot
1 chopped sweet onion
12 cups rice (cooked and cooled and yes you can use minute rice if you want)
2lbs of chopped cooked chicken (yes you can use leftovers)

1. Mix everything is a large bowl.
2. Portion, label and freeze.
I get 8 bags out of this with 2 servings each in them. Portion your bags according to your family's needs. Just adjust the quanties below.

To cook a 2 portion bag:
1 tbsp olive oil
2 eggs
3 TBSP soy sauce

1. Thaw bag and squeeze to break up rice
2. Heat oil in large skillet
3. Fry rice in hot oil over medium heat stirring frequently for 5 minutes
4. Add soy sauce to taste. (about 3 tbsp more or less to taste)
5. Push rice to the size of the pan. Add eggs to other side
6. Allow egg to cook until thick. Break up and the stir into rice
7. Serve

This is an easy thing to make for dinner. I serve with a couple egg rolls (I buy a big bag of frozen from BJs)

9 comments:

Pam said...

Very nice blog and congrats on the foodie blogroll!

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Simply Life said...

yum! that looks wonderful!

megan said...

great idea about freezing it! I love fried rice, and having it anytime is tempting :)

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Velva said...

Your fried rice recipe looks really good. This would be a perfect fast, healthy, weeknight meal. Thanks for sharing.

Moogie said...

Great looking fried rice.

Tyggereye said...

I like your new blog. Are you not scrapping anymore? Where'd your other blog go? I'm going to have to try out this recipe. I have chicken left over waiting to do this with!

Hope you little one is doing good.

Ashley @ The Happy Little Home said...

This looks great! I love the idea of freezing. Thanks for the great recipe!

noahbythesea said...

i made this the other night, really good!!! thanks! i posted ab it on my blog.

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