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Macro Friendly Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

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Chicken fried rice is one of my all-time favorite Chinese dishes, but ordering take-out isn't always the healthiest option. Thankfully, we recreated this dish in a macro-friendly way. Our High Protein Chicken Fried Rice has 44g of protein per serving and provides you with a generous, hearty portion that'll fill you up and keep you satisfied.

Macros & Nutrition Information

Serving Size: ¼ or recipe

MacrosNutrition
Calories506
Protein44.2g
Carbs43.4g
Fat15.3g

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Macro Friendly Chicken Fried Rice

Tami Smith
Our Macro-Friendly Chicken Fried Rice is a must-try for those who want to make healthier versions of their favorite Chinese dishes at home! Packed with protein, veggies, and flavor, you can't go wrong with this entree.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 506 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Large Skillet or wok
  • 1 Small pan
  • 1 Wooden spoon
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Cutting Board
  • 1 Plate

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb. chicken breast, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ½ cup carrots, diced
  • ½ cup zucchini, diced
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 brown rice microwave pouches
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce, reduced sodium
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Prep your ingredients, Dice carrots, zucchini and onion. Cut chicken breast into small 1 inch strips or pieces.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the olive oil and chicken pieces to the skillet. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is fully cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and set it aside on a plate.
  • In the same skillet, add the diced onion, carrots, and zucchini. Sauté for about 5-7 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
  • While the vegetables cook, scramble eggs and cook in a small pan on medium heat until fluffy. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Add the brown rice to the skillet and stir everything together until well combined.
  • Add the cooked chicken and scrambled eggs to the skillet, along with soy sauce. Stir everything together until the chicken, vegetables, and eggs are evenly distributed throughout the rice.
  • Cook everything together for an additional 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until everything is heated through and the flavors have melded together. Adjust the seasoning as needed, adding additional salt, pepper, or soy sauce to taste.
  • Remove from heat. Serve the chicken fried rice hot and enjoy!
  • Optional: You can also garnish the chicken fried rice with some sliced green onions or sesame seeds for added flavor and texture.

Notes

  • You can adjust the amounts of the ingredients based on your personal taste preferences or dietary needs.
  • Nutrition information may vary depending on brands and ingredients used.

Nutrition

Calories: 506kcalCarbohydrates: 43.4gProtein: 44.2gFat: 15.3g
Keyword high protein, macro friendly
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