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Chinese chicken fried rice

Low in sugar and high in protein, this fakeaway favourite is guaranteed to keep you full and satisfied.

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Chinese chicken fried rice

Low in sugar and high in protein, this fakeaway favourite is guaranteed to keep you full and satisfied.
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 490kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chinese 5 spice
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 5 g coconut cream from a block
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 400 g cooked brown rice
  • 1 large egg whisked
  • 350 g chicken breast sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 160 g frozen peas
  • 4 spring onions sliced

Instructions

  • Mix the cornflour with a little cold water to make a paste. 
  • In a pan over a medium heat add the vegetable oil, curry powder, Chinese 5 spice, garlic powder and coconut cream and stir.
  • Add a pint of boiling water and the stock cube and bring to the boil. Whisk in the cornflour mix, season to taste and turn down to a gentle heat.
  • Make an omelette with the egg in a large hot frying pan then remove and chop into pieces.
  • Using the same pan, start to cook the chicken, then add the garlic, oyster sauce, soy sauce, frozen peas and cook until chicken has browned.
  • Add the egg, cooked rice and spring onions to the pan. Give everything a good mix and then serve topped with the curry sauce. 

Notes

Tweaks and tips: Vegetarian? You could swap the chicken for extra veg or a meat substitute like Quorn.

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