Benihana style chicken and egg fried rice


Photograph by Rahul Mahtani

2 cups cooked long grain cooked rice , cooled

1 small chicken brest finely cubed

2 eggs beaten

1 small carrot finely cubed

1/2 small onion diced

2 cloves garlic

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons soy sauce

salt and black pepper

toasted sesame seeds, 1 teaspoon

2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil

Scramble egg in a frying pan ,breaking egg into tiny bits while cooking. Leave aside

in another vessel to cool.

In a wok or saute pan heat the oil till smoking. Add the ginger garlic and other vegetables. Stir fry for about 2 minutes. Move aside and add in the chicken.Stir till done. Combine the vegetables and chicken, season with salt and pepper.

Add in cooked rice and stir. Season with soy sauce, stir.  Sprinkle on the sesame seeds, stir. Stir in the butter  and the reserved egg. Serve

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