Making your favorite take-out recipes at home is a great way to save money. And with the help of your air fryer, you can speed up the cook time of a variety of delicious Chinese recipes. This simple air fryer fried rice recipe features all the elements of classic fried rice without all the extra work!
- 2 cups rice steamed
- 1/2 cup onion diced
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil extra to drizzle on when serving, if desired
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds extra for garnish, if desired
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 cup chicken cooked and cut into bite-sized pieces
- 2 eggs whisked
- 1 cup mixed frozen vegetables I used peas and carrots
- green onions for garnish, if desired
In a large bowl, mix rice, onion, soy sauce, sesame seeds, sesame oil, ginger and chicken.
Place mixture in a dish to fit your air fryer basket. Air Fry at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 minutes.
Remove, stir the rice, and add the whisked eggs to the top. Air Fry for 3 more minutes to cook the eggs.
Remove and fold in vegetables with eggs rice mixture. Air Fry for 5 more minutes.
Let cool and enjoy. Garnish with more sesame seed, chopped green onions and a drizzle of sesame oil if desired.
Calories: 484kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 356mg | Potassium: 332mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2449IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 2mg