Garlic Chicken Fried Brown Rice

Fried Brown Rice and Chicken

Pregnant and craving some Asian fusion for dinner? Cooking this dish at home is a great way to ensure that all the ingredients are nutritious and delicious for you and your baby-to-be! A great source of fiber, protein, potassium and vitamins A and C, this dish is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for the whole family.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, divided
  • 8 ounces of boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • ½ red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup of green onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 cups of cooked, brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons of light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar
  • 1 cup of frozen peas, thawed

Directions:

  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil over medium heat. 
  2. Add chicken, bell pepper, green onion and garlic.
  3. Cook and stir until the chicken is cooked through, approximately 5 minutes.
  4. Remove chicken and set aside. Keep warm.
  5. Heat the remaining oil in the same skillet over medium-high heat and add rice. Cook and stir to heat thoroughly. 
  6. Stir in soy sauce, rice vinegar, peas and continue cooking for 1 minute.
  7. Add chicken back to the skillet and stir to blend with rice. Heat thoroughly. 
  8. Serve and enjoy! 

Recipe transcribed from: allrecipes.com