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Leftover Chicken Fried Rice

Leftover Chicken Fried Rice

This Chicken Fried Rice recipe is a great way to transform cooked leftover rice into a new dish that doesn’t feel like leftovers at all! Tilda Pure Basmati rice cooks up super fluffy with separate grains, making it great for fried rice. It’s so easy to make and only takes 15 mins!

  • Easy
  • Serves 4




  • 250g leftover Tilda Pure Basmati Rice (chilled)
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 heaped tsp ginger & garlic paste
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • ¼ red pepper, finely chopped
  • ¼ yellow pepper, finely chopped
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 250g cooked chicken
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp chilli crisp


  1. Add the sesame oil and ginger & garlic paste to a pan over a medium to high heat. Cook for a few mins

  2. Next add in the diced onion and allow to soften

  3. Add the spring onions, peppers, salt and lemon juice. Stir for a 3-4 mins

  4. Push the veggies to one side of the pan and on the other side scramble an egg

  5. Add in the cooked chicken and leftover rice

  6. Top with soy sauce and chilli crisp. Stir-fry for 5 mins until everything is well combined

  7. Garnish with more spring onions and serve