"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."--Calvin Trillin

CHICKEN FRIED RICE Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for CHICKEN FRIED RICE, by , is from The Bohannon Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marsha Bohannon
Added: Friday, May 4, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 T. oil
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 T. oil
2 c. chicken, finely diced (cooked or uncooked)
1 medium onion, finely diced
1/2 c. water chestnuts, finely diced
1/2 c. bamboo shoots, finely diced
1/2 c. celery, finely diced (1 small stalk)
1 c. fresh bean sprouts
1/2 c. frozen peas (optional)
1/2 c. sliced mushrooms (optional)
4 c. cooked rice
soy sauce, salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Cut up and prepare all ingredients and reserve. Heat wok up with 1 T. oil and fry egg into a thin sheet. Remove to place and reserve. Add 2 T. oil into wok. Heat until smoking. Stir fry chicken and onion together until cooked. (If leftover meat is used, just heat through.) Add bean sprouts, peas, and celery. Stir and cook two minutes with wok covered. Uncover wok, add all the rest of the vegetables. Stir fry and cook covered for two additional minutes. Add cooked rice, season with salt, pepper, and soy sauce. Reduce heat to medium. Take your spatula and break up clumps of rice as finely as possible. Make sure rice absorbs soy sauce and does not remain white. Keep stir-frying until all rice is broken up and heated through. Shut off heat. Cut up sheet of egg into small pieces and stir into rice, or remove rice to serving platter and garnish with egg slivers. NOTE: Leftover rice makes a better fried rice. If using leftover rice, place rice in sieve or colander and rinse with hot water from the tap. Pork, beef, or shrimp (cooked or uncooked) may be substituted for chicken.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

272W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!