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Lauren’s Chicken Fried Rice

Main Dishes


One-Dish Meals


1 cup long-grain rice
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken, cut into bite-size strips
1 egg
1/2 onion, chopped
1/2 small bag frozen peas and carrots
Soy sauce, regular or reduced sodium


Cook rice in 2 cups water according to package directions. Coat a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Sauté chicken until done and set aside. In skillet, scramble egg and set aside. In the same skillet, spraying again with nonstick cooking spray if necessary, sauté onion until translucent. Add peas and carrots, and continue to sauté for about 5 to 10 minutes, or until done. Fold in cooked rice, cooked chicken and cooked egg, stirring to mix. Season with desired amount of soy sauce. Cost: $8; prep and cook time: 45 minutes
  Tip: If you have chicken and rice earlier in the week, cook extra of both to use in this recipe.


From “Living on Love: Cooking When You’re Short on Time and Cash” by Annie Oeth

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