Chinese chicken with egg fried rice

A chance discovery that our son likes egg fried rice led us to try a new Chinese marinade on them tonight.   Whilst the kids found it slightly sweeter than they are used to, the  marinade is quite tasty and can be tweaked to suit your own child’s palate.


What do I need to make it?

  • 400 gms mini breast fillets
  • 1 baby onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 inch piece of ginger minced
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp Chinese 5 spice powder
  • 2 tsp dark soya sauce
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seed oil
  • Dash of salt to taste  if soya sauce is not enough

How much will I make?

10-12 fillets

How do I make it?

Place all the marinade ingredients in a mixing bowl and adjust the seasoning before adding the mini fillets.   Refrigerate the marinaded chicken for a few hours before cooking.   Heat a sauce pan on medium and add a teaspoon of vegetable oil – add the chicken fillets and cook  on both sides till done.   Serve with french fries or a bowl of egg fried rice (recipe below).

Egg fried rice

What do I need to make it?

  • 1/2 cup cooked rice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tsp dark soya sauce
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seed oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How much will I make?

Serves 3-4

How do I make it?

Heat wok and add vegetable oil to it.   First add the garlic and saute for 30 seconds before adding the beaten eggs.  Scramble the eggs by constantly stirring.  Once done add cooled cooked rice and mix well.   Add soya sauce, toasted sesame seed oil and adjust seasoning.  Serve hot.

2 thoughts on “Chinese chicken with egg fried rice

  1. Pingback: Polynesian Chicken

  2. Pingback: Chicken Fried Rice served nicely with the chicken balls on my previous posting.

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