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Malay Fried Rice

This Malay fried rice is not only quick and easy to make, but it is also delicious! It's a complete meal too because it’s chock full of veggies. The chicken is essentially a condiment in this dish, as it is in many Asian meals.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian chicken recipe, fried rice
Servings: 4
Calories: 329kcal


  • 2 chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 tbs honey
  • Salt and pepper to season chicken
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 cup red bell pepper chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic finely minced or put through a press
  • 8 oz button mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 tsp mild chili powder
  • 1 tbs curry powder
  • 1 cup cooked rice chilled
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce


  • Rinse peas under hot water to remove frost; drain.
  • Heat oil in a large, deep skillet over high heat.Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to the pan and drizzle with the honey. Stir chicken constantly until it starts to get golden. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  • Add a large chopped onion into the pan, chop red pepper and crush three cloves of garlic. Fry all these ingredients for 5 minutes in the same skillet as the chicken and then add the chopped button mushrooms.
  • Add the chili & curry powder and stir well.
  • Stir in cooked rice and peas. Then add 4 tbsp of soy sauce and fry on a high heat. Stir in your chicken and heat through.


Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 1151mg | Potassium: 861mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1500IU | Vitamin C: 62.5mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.3mg