Annabel Karmel's egg fried rice with chicken

Egg fried rice with chicken
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins

Young cooks will love this recipe for egg fried rice with chicken and sweetcorn. 


  • 200g long grain rice
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 4 British Lion eggs
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 1 chicken breast, cubed
  • Half red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 75g baby sweetcorn, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice


  1. Cook the rice according to the packet instructions, drain and leave to cool.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil a fairly large frying pan, mix the eggs together with the soy sauce and water and season lightly. Make an omelette by pouring the mixture into the pan and then swirl around the base and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until you get a thin omelette.  Turn out onto a board and cut into thin strips. Set aside.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in the pan. Add the shallots and cook for 5 minutes. Add the garlic, peppers and corn and fry for 2 minutes. Add the chicken and fry for 3 minutes. Add the rice, peas, soy sauce and sprinkle over the sugar.
  4. Add the strips of egg to the rice. Season  to taste and add the lemon juice. Toss together, heat through  and serve.

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