rice

This is a classic chicken fried rice recipe that’s quick to make, no fuss, and definitely better than takeout.

Yield :

  • Entire recipe makes 4 servings
  • Serving size is about 1 1/2cups
  • Each serving = 7 Smart Points/8 Points +

Ingredients :

  • 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1/4 C soy sauce, reduced sodium
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced at a diagonal
  • 1 C green beans, fresh or frozen
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 C long grain rice, cooked and chilled
  • 1 lb chicken breast, cooked and chopped
  • 1/4 C green onions, thinly sliced

Preparation :

  1. Whisk together the five-spice powder, coriander, cumin, ginger, and soy sauce.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium high heat.
  3. Saute the garlic for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the carrots and green beans to the pan and cook for 3 – 4 minutes, or until they become tender. Add a little water to the pan (as necessary to keep the carrots from sticking) and cook with a lid.
  5. Add the bell peppers, rice, chicken and sauce. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Sprinkle the green onions over the top and serve hot.

Nutritional Info :

  • Culinary tradition: Chinese
  • Calories:321
  • Fat: 7
  • Protein: 33
  • PER SERVING: 321 calories; 7g fat; 2g saturated fat; 29g carbohydrates; 2g sugar; 33g protein; 2g fiber
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