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Chicken with Rice (Asian Style)

chicken with riceOne day I woke up and thought what if I can make fried rice in different way? What if I cook it in one pot with dry rice? Well, I didn’t spend time wondering and went a head and made this different kind of ….. Hmmmmm! Shall I call it Chicken Fried Rice or just Chicken with rice?

rice with chicken 2The reason why I decided to work on the method I’m going to share in this post, is the fact that, you can’t have a left over white rice on hand every time you crave fried rice.

rice with chicken 4The one million dollar question was, will it taste the same?

Shall I tell you how it tasted? Or should I leave it as a mystery and let you try it and find out?

rice with chicken 5There are many question marks in this post, I guess I better behave and stop playing around.

rice with chicken 7This dish was tasty and I would make it again. It doesn’t taste like fried rice, obviously because the rice is not fried, but I’m sure that you’ll enjoy it.

Rice with Chicken (Asian Style)

Serves 4. 310 calories per serving.

1 cup long grain rice (dry)

3 tablespoon soy sauce

1 carrot chopped

1 onion chopped

2 cloves garlic minced

250gm skinless chicken breast cut into bite size

1 tablespoon oil

Black pepper


1 teaspoon sesame oil

1 green chili chopped (optional)

1 cup mushroom cut in quarters or halves

2 cups boiling water

– Season chicken with salt and black pepper.

– Add oil to a hot pan, and then add the chicken. Cook for two minutes on medium heat.

– Add the onion and the carrot, stir for two minutes. Add the garlic, mushroom, and green chili, stir for two more minutes on medium heat.

– Add the soy sauce stir for few seconds then add the boiling water. When it comes to a boil add the sesame oil.

– Add the rice. When it comes to a boil again check the seasoning, you may need to add more salt. Reduce the heat to the lowest and cover tightly. Cook for twenty minutes.

– Serve hot.




  1. It is simple to prepare and so delicious, Muna.
    Happy New Year !

  2. Love asian style chicken and rice.. this is all I am craving right now. Think it would make a perfect dinner for tonight too!

  3. Yummy! I could eat a lot of such rice for lunch 😀

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