Fried rice with chicken and vegetables – the dish is not only hearty, but also highly balanced. It is also excellent in that having mastered its preparation, in the future it will be possible to use different ingredients, and in a similar way play with taste.
At home, this dish is usually cooked in a wok — a deep frying pan. It will be ideal if you have such utensils. In the absence of it, don’t rush to despair: you have every chance to cook unblemished fried rice in a regular frying pan. It’s only desirable that she have thick walls.
You will need:
- 1 tbsp rice;
- 250 g chicken meat;
- 150 g green peas;
- 1 carrot;
- 1 bulb;
- 1 garlic clove;
- 1 egg;
- 1-2 tbsp soy sauce;
- salt to taste;
- vegetable oil for frying.
For this dish it is better to take long-grain varieties of rice. Perfect like basmati, jasmine.
You can use meat from any part of the chicken. Suitable for both pulp from the thighs and breast. Chicken can be replaced with turkey if desired.
For this dish suitable fresh or frozen polka dots. Canned use is not desirable because during the frying process risks turning into “porridge”. And in this dish it’s important to make it feel.
If you take on a shop frozen mixture of vegetables, you can save time cooking.
Instead of fresh meat, it is allowed to use already heat-treated. Suitable for both boiled or roasted carcass and grilled chicken. In this case, it will only need to be disassembled into small pieces.
Boil the rice until ready. Long grain varieties usually take no more than 25 minutes to do so. It is important to not digest the rice, in this dish it should be crumbly. To do this, pre-rinse it in several waters.
Cook the meat and vegetables. Cut the carrots into cubes, and the onions finely chop. Cut the meat into bars.
Heat the vegetable oil in a pan and roast the meat. Once it is cooked, take it out and place the carrots, onions and green peas in the same oil. Salt to taste and fry over medium-power heat for 2-3 minutes. Then cover the pan with a lid and sweat the vegetables until soft.
Squeeze the garlic clove through the press and add it to the vegetables.
Break the egg into a bowl and whisk, but not by much. Slide the vegetables in the pan to one side, and pour the whipped egg into the vacant place. After that, it is important to mix it quickly, dissecting into small pieces.
Stir the vegetables with the egg, add the meat, rice to the pan and pour the soy sauce. Fry the dish for another 6-8 minutes, stirring periodically. Otherwise, rice is not befriended and is not impregnated with a savory flavor that gives a union of vegetables, chicken and soy sauce.