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How To Make the Best Chicken Fried Rice Without a Wok - Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

How To Make the Best Chicken Fried Rice Without a Wok - Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn
From The Kitchn - October 13, 2017

Fried rice is one of those satisfyingcomfort foods beloved by many for its soft yet crispy rice with tender chicken and snappy vegetables all wrapped up in a garlicky, sesame-soy sauce. Because it's so convenient, chicken fried rice gets added to the end of every takeout order of moo-shu pork and pan-fried dumplings that comes through our door, where it becomes quick lunches and lazy dinners the rest of the week.

Intent on replacing a weekly takeout order of fried rice with an equally delicious dinner at home, I set out to master chicken fried rice. The result is a recipe that includes everything from cooking the rice (because we do not all have leftovers on hand when the craving strikes) to the best way to cook the egg while only dirtying one pan. Here's how you can make chicken fried rice at home without a wok in under an hour.

Making Better Chicken Fried Rice at Home

A takeout staple, fried rice is comfort food at its finest. You can quickly pull leftovers into a dish of crispy rice studded with crisp vegetables and tender chicken. Making chicken fried rice at home is as simple as memorizing the order of ingredients and using the right pan for the job.

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