An easy flavorful fried rice that's made with brown rice and lean chicken breast instead of white rice and ham. A recipe everyone can agree on! Hearty and so satisfying. It make great leftovers too.
Ready in: 25minutes
3cupscooked long-grain brown rice(preferably left over rice. White is fine too)
3/4lbbonelss skinless chicken breasts, diced into 3/4-inch pieces
1Tbsptoasted sesame oil, divided
1Tbspcanola oil, divided
1 1/3cupsfrozen peas and carrots blend
3green onions chopped
3Tbsplow-sodium soy sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Sriracha, for serving (optional)
In a large non-stick wok or skillet, heat 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil and 1 1/2 tsp of the canola oil over medium-high heat. Once hot, add chicken pieces, season lightly with salt and pepper and saute until cooked through, about 5 - 6 minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate and set aside.
Return skillet to medium-high heat, add remaining 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil and 1 1/2 tsp canola oil. Add peas and carrots blend and green onions and saute 1 minute, then add garlic and saute 1 minute longer. Push veggies to edges of pan, add eggs in center and cook and scramble.
Return chicken to skillet along with rice. Add in soy sauce and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm with Sriracha to taste if desired.