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chicken fried rice and sweet and sour sauce

a recipe by
janet kaskie
Lubbock, TX

My family loves asian food. inexpensive and simple to make. It quickly became a family favorite.. AND a way to sneak those veggies in! When meal planning for the week I plan on having extra leftover rice to use in this.... Whenever I cook Chicken Fried Rice for a potluck people ALWAYS ask for my recipe.. so here it is ! enjoy!

serves 6-8 hungry people
prep time 30 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken fried rice and sweet and sour sauce

  • 2 lg
  • Tbsp
    oil as needed
  • 2 - 3 slice
    bacon.chopped to med-fine
  • 4 Tbsp
    soy sauce, low sodium
  • 2 lg
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless cut into 1/3 inch pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped garlic (i use the prechopped in a jar)
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh ginger.grated (freezeing it will make it easier to grate)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3-4 c
    , leftover white rice
  • 1 bag
    frozen (16 oz.)mixed vegetables
  • 1/2 bunch
    green onion,sliced in 1/2 inch pieces

How To Make chicken fried rice and sweet and sour sauce

  • 1
    marinade chopped chicken breasts in soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and cornstarch. Set aside.
  • 2
    fry eggs in a small amount of oil until set. flip over and cook until other side is cooked. remove and chop into small pieces. set aside.
  • 3
    Fry bacon in heavy skillet until crisp. Remove bacon, set aside.
  • 4
    Fry chicken in bacon drippings until no longer pink in the middle. Remove and set aside.
  • 5
    Fry rice on med high heat in drippings until tan in color, stirring as needed. adding a small amount of oil if needed .
  • 6
    add frozen vegetables and cover. cook on med-high until vegetables are crisp tender. stirring as needed .
  • 7
    Add chicken, green onions, bacon and eggs . Toss and serve.
  • 8
    For E-Z sweet and sour sauce combine: 1 cup catlina salad dressing 1 cup pineapple juice 2 Teaspoons cornstarch. heat until thickened. enjoy !