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Family Friendly Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

By the time the end of the week rolls around, I am always looking for quick and easy meals for our family.  This family friendly Chicken Fried Rice is the perfect easy meal and as an added bonus, it’s a great way to use up any vegetables you may have lurking around in your fridge.

Chicken Fried Rice ML

This recipe is really versatile and you can add whatever combination of vegetables your family will enjoy.

Family Friendly Chicken Fried Rice Recipe


  • 500g of diced skinless chicken breast
  • 3 rashes of shortcut bacon
  • 1 stick of celery which has been finely chopped
  • 1 carrot – cut into small sticks
  • 3 spring onions
  • 1 full head of broccoli which has been cut into small pieces
  • 1 capsicum – cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup of frozen peas
  • Small tin of corn
  • 200g of beans - halved
  • 200g of snow peas
  • 50g of raw cashews
  • 1 cup of uncooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pack of honey soy and garlic stirfry sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of sweet chilli sauce, this is optional


  1. Chop and prepare all of your veggies before you begin.
  2. Add the olive oil to a wok and bring it up to a high heat. Add the diced chicken and bacon and cook until the chicken has browned and almost cooked through.
  3. While the chicken is cooking, bring a saucepan of water to the boil and add rice - cook as per the packed instructions.
  4. Add celery, carrot, spring onions, broccoli, capsicum, beans and cashews to the wok and cook until just starting to get tender
  5. Add cooked rice, snowpeas, peas, corn and sauces to wok, mixing all ingredients together and cook until snow peas are cooked through which will only take a couple of minutes.
  6. Serve
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What is your favourite recipe to clean out your veggie crisper?

Lauren Matheson

Lauren Matheson

Lauren founded her website Create Bake Make as a way to justify the ridiculous amount of baking she loves to do. She has a super sweet tooth and enjoying a slice of cake (or two) is one of her guilty indulgences. As a Mum of two little boys, when she isn't creating fun activities for the kids or breaking up arguments over toy trucks and cars, you will find her in the kitchen baking up a storm - or hiding in the pantry with the latest cooking magazine and a hot cup of coffee!

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