Summer is officially here!!
We had an amazing weather this weekend, it was 30C on Saturday… beautiful and sunny.. the type of weather I was craving for, from months!!
To celebrate the summer, we had this simple chicken fried rice for lunch yesterday. It is easy to make and tastes absolutely delicious!!
What you Need :
Chicken Breast : 500 gms, cubed
Rice : 2 cups, uncooked
Eggs : 2, lightly beaten
Carrots : 1 cup, chopped
Peas : 1 cup
Onion : 1, sliced
Ajinomoto/MSG : 1/2 tsp
Garlic : 2 – 3 cloves
Soy Sauce : 4 Tbsp
Oyster Sauce : 2 Tbsp
Oil : for frying
Salt : to taste
Pepper : to taste
Cook rice in enough water, adding salt and little oil, till done. Drain and keep aside.
Fry chicken pieces in oil until fully cooked or golden brown. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
Add some oil to the wok.
Stir fry onion and garlic for a few seconds.
Add peas and carrots mix and stir fry until vegetables are done.
Add in salt and pepper.
Add in eggs and scramble.
To this add Ajinomoto/MSG, soy sauce and oyster sauce. Mix well.
Add in chicken pieces and rice. Mix throughly.
Adjust salt and pepper if required.
Left over rice works best for this.
You can use veggies of your choice and add bean sprouts, spring onions etc.
If cooking for pregnant women leave out MSG