Easy Chicken Fried Rice

Set aside some chicken for this fast and easy fried rice recipe. Made with Minute® Ready to Serve Whole Grain Brown Rice, it’s a tasty, and fast, weeknight meal.

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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 each eggs, lightly beaten
  • 8 oz cooked shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup frozen edamame, thawed
  • 2 cups frozen Asian-style mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce


  • This easy 15-minute chicken fried rice is one of those recipes you’ll pull out time and time again. Especially when you’ve cooked a bit too much chicken for the week. Pick up one of our Ready to Serve Brown Rice and enjoy the ease of a fast, simple, fried rice.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a large wok or skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium heat. Add eggs and quickly scramble until the eggs are soft-cooked, about 30 seconds. Remove from wok and set aside.

    Step 3

  • Heat remaining oil in wok over medium-high heat. Add chicken, edamame, Asian vegetables, soy sauce, reserved egg and rice. Stir fry 2 minutes.

Winner Winner (Easy) Chicken Dinner

Put some time aside for this easy chicken fried rice and you’ll never stress over dinner again. With standard ingredients and simple cooking instructions, this fried rice recipe is about two things and two things only – keeping stress levels down and stomachs full. But that’s not all, with hearty brown rice and delightful Asian veggies, it’s also exceptionally appetizing.

Like most fast and easy recipes, it all comes down to the rice. After all, who wants to wait around for a pot to boil when you’ve got so many other things to fuss over? With our Minute® Ready to Serve Whole Grain Brown Rice, you’ll have fluffy warm rice in just a few minutes. For additional ease of mind, we recommend you prepare the rice first and then start on prep work.

While your microwave does all the hard work, all you’ll need to fix up this dish is heat up a large skillet or wok. Next, add in some lightly beaten eggs and start scrambling until softly cooked. When you’re done with the eggs, place them aside and reheat the oil for the veggies. Stir in your favorite Asian vegetable mix, some soy sauce, and pre-cooked chicken, and you’ve got yourself a meal!