Chicken Fried Rice

1 boneless chicken breast, diced
1 cup rice
2 cups water
1 cup frozen peas & carrots
1/4 of a medium onion, diced
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 egg
soy sauce, to taste
sesame oil, to taste (optional)

Cook rice (I used my microwave rice cooker) and set aside.  Pour oil into skillet and saute diced chicken until cooked through.  When chicken is cooked through add diced onion and cook until translucent.  Crack in egg into skillet and scramble with chicken and onion.  Add peas & carrots and cook until completely thawed and warmed through.  Add rice to skillet and toss with all ingredients then add the soy sauce and toss and then the sesame oil and toss.  Serve immediately. Serves 4.

Finished dish!

Microwave Rice Cooker

Rice Cooker with Lid

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Microwave cooked rice