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chicken fried rice

Caribbean Chicken Fried Rice

A richer heavier rice than Chinese style, works really well with BBQ or grilled meats
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 400 kcal

Ingredients
  

Chicken

  • 2 2 Breasts of Chicken cleaned and seasoned. (Chop small and stir in 1 tsp dark soy, 2 tsp light, 1 tbs chopped coriander, 4 cloves garlic chopped and salt and pepper. Leave for an hour or more )

Rice

  • 1 cauliflower cut into 1/2 inches
  • 2 sweet peppers (red and green) chopped
  • 2 carrots chopped into small cubes
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 8 oz Long grain rice

Instructions
 

  • Cook rice as normal but drain while still a little undercooked. Leave to dry if possible for an hour or so
    Heat 3 tbpns oil in a wok on high heat. and add 1 teaspoon brown sugar. Wait until sugar melts and bubbles and turns dark.
    Add seasoned chicken stir and cover. Leave on high heat for 5 minutes.
    Uncover, and add carrots and onions and covering let cook for further 5 minutes.
    Uncover and add cauliflower and a sprinkle of salt, and cover for another 3 minutes.
    Finally add peppers stir, and cover for two minutes.
    Uncover and add rice and stir vigorously. Add 1 teaspoon of dark soy if you want the rice darker and stir to mix and colour ingredients well. Add 3/4 oz butter and stir in gently. Remove from heat and mix again. This reheats well in the microwave and keeps well.

Notes

This isĀ  very good as a light diet meal, with a side salad or as a big meal with BBQ as shown above.
Keyword Caribbean fried rice, chicken fried rice