Hey there, kitchen enthusiasts! Today, I’m going to spill the beans (and rice) on a recipe that’s been a game-changer in my cooking journey: Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice. Picture this – a whirlwind of flavors, a symphony of colors, all dancing on your taste buds. It’s a dish that not only appeases the hungry souls but also brings a dash of excitement to your air fryer adventures. Let’s dive into the sizzling magic!
Once upon a dinner time, I found myself craving a hearty meal without the fuss. That’s when I stumbled upon this gem of a recipe. Fast, fuss-free, and flavor-packed – my kind of kitchen magic. The secret? The trusty air fryer! The perfect wingman for any home cook. So, buckle up, fellow homemakers, because we’re about to take our taste buds on a joyride.
How To Make Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice
Ingredients That Play Nice Together: In my culinary escapades, simplicity reigns supreme. No fancy ingredients, just pantry staples that dance together in harmony. Melted butter, fluffy scrambled eggs, a symphony of frozen mixed veggies, diced onions, a garlic minuet, and the heart of it all – rice, cooked to perfection. The trio of soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil? They’re the conductors of this flavor orchestra.
Now, you might be wondering why the air fryer? Well, it’s like the superhero of kitchen appliances. It takes your ingredients, does a little culinary caping-up, and voilà – dinner is served! Preheat that bad boy to 350 degrees, and let the crispy adventure begin.
Stirring Up The Story: As the air fryer hums in the background, a tantalizing aroma fills the kitchen. It’s the scent of a culinary symphony, a promise of something amazing in the making. The eggs, veggies, and rice waltz together in the pan, soaking up the rich flavors of soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil. But here’s the twist – it’s not a one-time affair. Stirring every 5 minutes? It’s like a culinary tango, making sure every grain of rice is a star in this show.
As the minutes tick by, the excitement builds. The kitchen becomes a stage, and the air fryer, the spotlight. The sizzling sound is the applause, the sign that something extraordinary is happening in that compact kitchen of yours.
A Dash of Green Magic: Green onions, the unsung heroes of many dishes, make a cameo in the finale. Sprinkle them on top for that fresh, zesty kick. It’s like the confetti of the culinary world – a little sprinkle, and suddenly, your dish is ready for its grand entrance.
And there you have it – a steaming, flavorful pan of Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice, ready to steal the spotlight at your dinner table. No need for fancy reservations when your air fryer is the chef.
AIR FRYER CHICKEN FRIED RICE RECIPE
Here is the delicious Air fryer chicken fried rice recipe,
- 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
- 2 large eggs, cooked and scrambled
- 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables,, no need to thaw
- 1 small onion, diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 cups cooked and chilled rice,, can use either white or brown rice
- 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
- 1 tbsp oyster sauce
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- green onions for garnish, if desired
- Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees.
- Meanwhile add melted butter, cooked eggs, frozen mixed vegetables, onion, garlic, cooked rice, soy sauce, oyster sauce and sesame oil to an oven safe pan. I used a 8 x 3 cake pan.
- Cook for 10-15 minutes making sure to stir after every 5 minutes.
- When the rice and veggies are hot remove from the air fryer and serve immediately with green onions for garnish, if desired.