Transform Leftovers into Luxury with Simple Rotisserie Chicken Fried Rice!

Dive into a world of flavor with this quick and easy Chicken Fried Rice, a perfect dish to spice up your weekly dinner rotation! It’s not only packed with savory goodness but also utilizes simple ingredients to deliver a meal that feels both comforting and indulgent.

Utilizing a Costco rotisserie chicken in this recipe not only slashes prep time but also infuses your fried rice with rich, savory flavors that are hard to replicate with plain cooked chicken. This handy shortcut lets you focus on perfecting a dish that’s full of taste and ready in minutes.

Rotisserie Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 3 cups cooked rice (preferably cold, day-old rice works best)
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Green onions, sliced for garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  1. Heat Oil: In a large skillet or wok, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic, sautéing until the onions are translucent.
  2. Add Vegetables: Stir in the frozen peas and carrots, cooking until they are just tender.
  3. Cook Eggs: Push the veggies to the side of the pan. Pour the beaten eggs into the center and scramble until nearly cooked.
  4. Combine Ingredients: Add the cold rice, shredded chicken, and soy sauce to the pan. Stir to combine all ingredients evenly and cook until the rice is hot.
  5. Season: Drizzle with sesame oil, and season with salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Garnish and Serve: Remove from heat, garnish with green onions, and serve immediately.

Side Dishes:

  • Cucumber Salad: A light and refreshing side to balance the hearty rice.
  • Spring Rolls: Crispy vegetable spring rolls complement the fried rice perfectly.
  • Steamed Broccoli: Simply steamed broccoli with a touch of butter or a sprinkle of soy sauce.

Approximate Nutritional Information (per serving, assuming 4 servings):

  • Calories: 350-400
  • Protein: 25-30 grams
  • Total Fat: 15-18 grams
    • Saturated Fat: 3-4 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 35-40 grams
    • Fiber: 3-4 grams
  • Sodium: 800-1000 mg

This Chicken Fried Rice recipe makes a complete, flavorful meal that’s both easy to prepare and delicious, offering a delightful way to use up leftover rice and rotisserie chicken.

Dive into our full collection of mouth-watering Costco rotisserie chicken recipes here.

David

Good morning and welcome to the site dedicated to helping you find great products at Costco and other stores! My name is David Somerville and these are hands on reviews of products that I have bought and used or am seriously considering purchasing. I do most of my shopping at the Costco in Baton Rouge, Louisiana but will check out any other Costco warehouses I find while travelling. Please get in touch with any questions and let me know of any great products that deserved to be featured in this blog!

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