This recipe from Rachel Schultz has been floating around Pinterest for a while now, so I had to try it! Let me tell you, it is so worth trying! This recipe gives your favorite takeout a run for its money, and with less than half the calories of a traditional-style dish, making this instead is a no-brainer. Within 25 minutes, you will have a tasty, healthy, family-friendly dinner that will have your most passionate Chinese food fans wondering where the little white boxes are hiding!

Skinny Chicken Fried Rice

Yield: 6 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Serving size: 1.5 cups


  • 3 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas + carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked + chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 4 cups brown rice, prepared (or 2 bags brown minute rice, prepared)
  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce


  1. Heat sesame oil in a large skillet on medium heat.
  2. Add onion, garlic, peas, and carrots and "fry" until the veggies are tender (onions will be close to clear).
  3. Crack eggs into skillet and scramble, mixing throughout vegetables.
  4. Add rice, chicken and soy sauce to skillet. Mix really well.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (1.5 cups):

Calories: 285

Fat: 12g

Carbohydrates: 30g

Fiber: 3g

Protein: 16g

Sugars: 1g

Sodium: 458mg

Vitamin A: 15%

Vitamin C: 8%

Calcium: 1%

Iron: 6%

WWP+: 8 points