Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice

Title: Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice


  • 2 cups cooked and cooled jasmine rice (day-old rice works best)
  • 1 cup cooked chicken breast, diced
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables (peas, carrots, corn)
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil for cooking
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat Air Fryer:
    • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Prepare Ingredients:
    • Make sure all your ingredients are prepped and ready to go.
  3. Cook Chicken:
    • In a skillet over medium heat, add vegetable oil. Sauté the diced chicken until fully cooked and slightly browned. Set aside.
  4. Cook Eggs:
    • In the same skillet, push the chicken to one side and pour the beaten eggs into the other side. Scramble the eggs until cooked through.
  5. Add Vegetables and Garlic:
    • Add the frozen mixed vegetables and minced garlic to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are heated through and the garlic is fragrant.
  6. Combine Rice:
    • Add the cooked and cooled jasmine rice to the skillet. Stir well to combine with the chicken, eggs, and vegetables.
  7. Season with Sauces:
    • Pour soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil over the rice mixture. Stir to evenly distribute the sauces.
  8. Air Fry:
    • Transfer the fried rice mixture to the air fryer basket. Cook in the preheated air fryer for 8-10 minutes, stirring halfway through, until the rice is crispy and golden.
  9. Add Chicken and Green Onions:
    • Add the cooked chicken and sliced green onions to the air fryer basket. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes to heat through.
  10. Adjust Seasoning:
    • Taste the fried rice and adjust the seasoning with salt and black pepper if needed.
  11. Serve:
    • Remove the Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice from the basket, serve hot, and enjoy your quick and tasty meal!

Time and Intensity:

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Total Time: Approximately 30-35 minutes
  • Intensity: Easy

Note: Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice is a fantastic way to make a quick and flavorful meal with minimal effort. The air fryer ensures that the rice gets wonderfully crispy, while the combination of chicken, eggs, and vegetables provides a satisfying and well-balanced dish. It’s a great option for a delicious weeknight dinner.

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