Chicken fried rice is a favorite rice item for all the non vegetarians in India.Here is a perfect and complete recipe for chicken fried rice that you can easily make at home.
Ingredients Required: Basmati rice - 2 cups Ghee - 1 tsp Salt - to taste Eggs - 2 Cooking oil - 1 or 2 tbsp finely chopped garlic - 1 tsp finely chopped ginger - 1 tsp chopped spring onion bulbs - 1/2 cup finely chopped carrots - 1/2 cup finely chopped beans - 1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum - 1/2 cup vinegar - 1 tsp soya sauce - 1/2 tsp pepper powder - 1/2 tsp finely chopped spring onion greens - 2 tbsp For marination : Boneless chicken strips - 200 gms salt - 1/2 tsp Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp Corn flour - 1.5 tsp Chilli sauce - 1/2 tsp Soya sauce - 1 tsp Method: * Soak rice in 2.5 cups of water for 30 minutes.Wash the rice well before soaking as we are not going to throw away the water used for soaking the rice. * While rice is getting soaked keep the chicken pieces marinated.For marination add thin boneless chicken strips into a bowl and to this add all the ingredients listed above for marination. * Let the chicken pieces get marinated at least for 30 minutes. * Take the soaked rice , add it to pressure cooker along with soaked water. Add 1 tsp of ghee and 1/2 tsp of salt and pressure cook the rice in high flame upto 1 whistle.The rice grains should not become mushy.Do not overcook it. * Next, heat up 4 to 5 tsp of oil in a wok and stir fry the marinated chicken strips for about 4 to 5 minutes in low to medium flame.Keep aside the fried chicken pieces. * In the same wok scramble 2 eggs.Optionally you can add a pinch of salt and pinch of pepper powder.Keep aside the scrambled eggs. * Next to the same wok add 1 tbsp of oil.Once the oil is heated well add garlic and ginger and saute them for 1 minute.Next add spring onion white part.Do not over fry any of the ingredients. * Next,add all the vegetables and fry them in high flame.Let the vegetables remain half-cooked.That is how it is done for a chicken fried rice. * While frying the vegetables add vinegar,pepper powder,salt and soya sauce.Adding too much of soya sauce will make the rice get dark color.So add only 1/2 tsp of soya sauce. * Next add scrambled eggs and rice.Mix it gently.Do not break the rice grains while mixing.Finally add fried chicken pieces and spring onion greens. * And our chicken fried rice is ready to serve.See below for the recipe with step by step photos. Step by step recipe with photos:
Take 2 cups of Basmati rice in a bowl.
Add 2.5 cups of water .Wash the rice well before soaking in water.
Soak the rice for 30 minutes.
Take 200 gms of boneless chicken strips in a seperate bowl.
Add 1/2 tsp of salt .
Add Pepper powder.
Add corn flour.
Add chilli sauce.
Add Soya sauce.
Mix well and keep it marinated for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes of soaking the rice add it to pressure cooker along with soaked water.
Add ghee and salt.
Pressure cook the rice on high flame for 1 whistle and keep aside the cooked rice
In a wok heat up oil and fry marinated chicken strips for 4 to 5 minutes.Keep aside the fried chicken pieces.
In the same wok scramble 2 eggs.Add a pinch of salt and pepper powder while scrambling the egss. Keep aside the scrambled eggs.
Next,in the same wok heat up 1 tbsp of oil and saute garlic,ginger and spring onion bulbs.
Fry it in high flame.Do not over fry.Next add all the chopped vegetables one by one.
Next add salt,vinegar,soya sauce and pepper powder.Do not add too much of soya sauce as it changes the texture of rice.
Mix everything together.Next add scrambled eggs and mix well.
Mix it well and add cooked rice.Mix it gently without breaking the rice grains.
Next add the fried chicken pieces and mix again.
Mix well and finally add spring onion greens and our tasty restaurant style chicken fried rice is ready to serve 🙂
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