Garlic Chicken Fried Rice

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Simple and easy fragrant garlic fried rice with minced chicken and tender mushrooms!

Let's start cooking!

Japanese soy sauce, sugar and water in a bowl

Step 1 - Mix the sauce

  • Stir 3 Tbsp Japanese soy sauce, 2 Tbsp sugar and 4 Tbsp water together, until the sugar has dissolved. Set aside.
Garlic in a frying pan

Step 2 - Stir-fry garlic

  • In a pan on medium heat, heat up 3 Tbsp vegetable oil. Stir-fry garlic for 2 minutes, until fragrant.
Chicken and garlic in a frying pan

Step 3 - Stir-fry chicken

  • Add minced chicken and fry for 3 minutes, until cooked through.
Chicken and shiitake mushroom in a frying pan

Step 4 - Add shiitake mushrooms

  • Once chicken is cooked, add shiitake mushroom slices and mix well.
Rice and chicken with shiitake mushroom in a frying pan

Step 5 - Fry rice

*Toss in cooked rice and sauce.

  • Mix well and stir-fry for another 3 minutes until mushrooms is cooked and rice takes on color.
    It is best to use leftover rice from the night before. As refrigerated rice loses its moisture content, your fried rice won’t be too mushy and wet, resulting in better texture.
Spring onions added to garlic chicken fried rice in a pan

Step 6 - Toss in spring onions

  • Remove pan from heat and stir in the spring onions, reserving 1 Tbsp for garnish.

Plate and Serve!

Garlic chicken fried rice with shiitake mushroom and red chili in a bowl

Transfer garlic fried rice into serving plate and garnish with the reserved spring onions and large red chili slices. Serve hot.

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