Fried Rice with Cilantro


A delicious fried rice. You can use either chicken, pork, bacon or seafood - great with calamari and prawns.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 green chilies, diced

  • 2 cups cubed skinless, boneless chicken breast meat

  • 2 cups cooked jasmine rice, chilled

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons chopped green onion

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves

  • 5 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Heat the oil in a wok or large skillet, over medium-high heat. Fry the garlic until golden, then add the chili pepper and chicken meat, and stir-fry until cooked through.

  2. When the chicken is cooked, add the rice, sugar, fish sauce, and soy sauce. Cook over medium heat, stirring gently. When the mixture is well blended, stir in the green onions, basil, and cilantro. Cook for 1 more minute, then serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

634 Calories
17g Fat
84g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 634
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 562mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 84g 31%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 57mg 286%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 343mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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