Saturday, February 8, 2014

Spicy Chicken Fried Rice with Peanuts

Savory Sweet and Satisfying: Spicy Chicken Fried Rice with Peanuts

This dish is spicy, sweet, crunchy and completely delicious. And the fact that it comes together fairly easily makes it even better.

Spicy Chicken Fried Rice with Peanuts


  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup unsalted, dry roasted peanuts, divided
  • 4 cups cooked white rice
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup fresh bean sprouts


  1. In a small bowl whisk together the soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil and red pepper flakes. Set aside.
  2. Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Add chicken and cook until just cooked, stirring frequently.
  4. Add peppers and onion cooking for 3 minutes, while stirring, or until vegetables are tender.
  5. Add garlic and 3 tablespoons peanuts cooking for 1 minute, while stirring, until the garlic is fragrant.
  6. Stir in rice, peas and bean sprouts cooking until heated through.
  7. Add soy sauce mixture and cook for 2 minutes, stirring gently.
  8. Top each serving with remaining peanuts.

Serves: 4
Calories: 573
Total Fat: 18.4g
   Saturated: 2.4g
   Polyunsaturated: 3.2g
   Monounsaturated: 5.2g
   Trans: 0g
Cholesterol: 70mg
Sodium: 810.2mg
Potassium: 305.9mg
Total Carbs: g
   Dietary Fiber: 7.2g
   Sugars: 10.5g
Protein: 38.2g
Vitamin A: 29.4%
Vitamin C: 223.1%
Calcium: 5.8%
Iron: 11.4%
*The nutritional information will vary slightly depending on the brands you use.
*Adapted from Cassie Craves.

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