Veggie-packed chicken fried rice

    This chicken fried rice tastes better than any takeout and is packed with fresh vegetables. Get your kids involved by letting them choose which vegetables they want to include.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 9 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
    • 1 red pepper, cut into strips
    • 1/2 medium onion, sliced
    • 1 (175g) skinless, boneless chicken breast, cubed
    • 250g chopped courgettes
    • 250g chopped carrots
    • 100g chopped cabbage
    • 180g sliced sugar snap peas
    • 80ml low-salt chicken or vegetable stock
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
    • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
    • 400g cooked short-grain brown rice
    • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
    • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
    • 30g sliced spring onions
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Heat 2 teaspoons vegetable oil in a large lidded pan or wok over medium-high heat until it shimmers. Add red pepper and onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp and tender, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
    2. Add another 2 teaspoons oil to pan and heat until it shimmers. Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Transfer to bowl with vegetables.
    3. Add another 2 teaspoons oil and heat until it shimmers. Add chopped courgette, carrots, cabbage and sugar snap peas; cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Add stock and cook, covered, until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 3 minutes more. Transfer to bowl with other vegetables.
    4. Add remaining 3 teaspoons oil to pan and heat until it shimmers. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, 15 seconds. Add rice and cook, breaking up clumps and stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Add bowl contents, soy sauce, sesame oil, spring onions and salt. Cook, stirring and tossing, until well mixed and heated through, about 5 minutes more.

    Note:

    You can use any other favourites such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower or green beans. Choose a mix of those you like most!

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