Chinese chicken fried rice

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Chinese chicken fried rice
Chinese chicken fried rice
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:558
Ready in:20 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:31st March 2014

It's easy to make this Chinese takeaway favourite at home and it will only take 20 minutes of your time!


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Mise en place

  • Rinse the rice in a sieve under cold running water and allow to drain.


  1. Cook the rice in plenty of boiling water for the rice in plenty of boiling water for 12 to 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat the sesame oil in a large wok over a high heat and stir-fry until golden brown, stirring often.
  3. Add the peppers, garlic, mushrooms and 5 spice powder and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  4. Check that the chicken is properly cooked, add the spring onions, soy sauce, cooked drained rice and the chicken stock.
  5. Heat for a few minutes, stirring now and then.
  6. Serve immediately.


For a more authentic recipe, use shiitake mushrooms. You can buy dried shiitake mushrooms from most Chinese wholesalers. These keep for years and you can just rehydrate what you need, when you need it.

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