Chicken Fried Rice - Indo-Chinese Fried Rice
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indo Chinese
Serves: 4 People
For marinating chicken
  • Chicken breasts or thighs diced small- 2
  • Ginger garlic paste- ½ tbsp
  • Soy sauce, low-sodium- 1 tbsp
  • Corn starch- 1 tbsp
  • Ground pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Rice vinegar- 1 tbsp
  • Salt- 2 pinches
For shallow frying chicken
  • Oil- ¼ cup or as needed
For cooking rice
  • Basmati rice- 1½ cups
  • Salt- a few pinches
  • Water- 2½ cups
While cooking
  • Oil- 2 tbsp (used for frying chicken)
  • Ginger, chopped- 1 inch slice
  • Garlic, chopped- 2 cloves
  • Dry red chili flakes- 1 tsp
  • Onion, chopped small- 1
  • Green pepper, chopped small- 1, small
  • Mixed veggies, chopped small- ½ cup
  • Soy sauce- 3 tbsp
  • Hoisin sauce- 2 tbsp
  • Sambal Oelek or chili paste- 1½ tsp
  • Tomato ketchup- 1 tbsp
  • Ground pepper- ⅛ tsp
  • Cilantro, chopped- ¼ cup
  • Green onions, chopped- 1 stalk
  1. In a bowl, combine all the above mentioned ingredients "for marinating chicken", keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Place a wok or non-stick pan over medium heat, add oil for shallow frying chicken.
  3. Drop the chicken pieces and shallow fry till it turns golden in color, fry in two batches. Keep aside the fried chicken on a kitchen paper towel.
  4. Cook the rice in a rice cooker; combine basmati rice, water and salt and cook the rice.
  5. In the same wok used for frying chicken, add 2 tbsp oil or use any leftover oil from frying chicken.
  6. Add chopped ginger and garlic, saute till light golden in color.
  7. Add dry chili flakes, saute for a few seconds.
  8. Add onion, season with salt and stir fry till translucent.
  9. Add mixed veggies and green pepper, stir fry for a few seconds till veggies turn tender.
  10. Add the fried chicken, combine well.
  11. Add soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sambal oelek, tomato ketchup and ground pepper; combine well.
  12. Add the cooked rice, combine well and stir fry for a couple of minutes.
  13. Taste and add more salt if needed.
  14. Finally, add cilantro and green onions, stir fry for a minute.
  15. Serve in a platter and enjoy with raita or pickle
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