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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Slow Cooker Chicken Fried Rice

To date, this is one of the best slow cooker dishes I've made.  It's in second place right behind the famous pulled pork sandwiches.

When I saw a version of this recipe over on A Year of Slow Cooking, I knew I had to make it.  We love anything Asian or Chinese and with all the ingredients on hand, it made it a very easy decision.  Really, just pulling the veggies out of the fridge that needed to be used up is half the fun.

I have a hankering for cleaning out my fridge.

You'd think I was a depression baby or something, as lately I let nothing go to waste.  It's kinda fun figuring out how to use up things.


I found carrots, broccoli, peas and mushrooms, but feel free to use any veggies you like {or are on the verge of death in your fridge}.

And yes, that is 3 tablespoons of butter sitting gracefully on top of the fried rice mess.  It is ONLY 3 tablespoons, so just get over it.  It makes it taste wonderful.  And unless you eat this whole stinking pot, you will not have swallowed that whole 3 tablespoons.

Slow Cooker Chicken Fried Rice
2 c. cooked brown rice
2 c. assorted vegetables
1 c. cooked diced chicken
3 T. unsalted butter
1 egg
1 t. minced onion
1 t. pepper
2 T. soy sauce
2 t. worcestershire sauce
drizzle of honey
sesame seeds, optional

Place all ingredients {including cracked, beaten egg} into a greased slow cooker and give it all a stir.  Cook on high for 1.5 to 2 hours, or on low for 3 hours, stirring halfway through.

Serve hot, garnishing with sesame seeds.

I've already got this on the menu again this week.  It was that good.  I thought I would have more leftovers but the husband gobbled it ALL up when he got home from work that next morning at 1:00 a.m.

I found the evidence all over the counter.

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  1. Steph@Been There Baked ThatJanuary 27, 2013 at 1:02 PM

    Looks delicious Ally!

  2. That is so awesome you can cook it in the slow cooker! :)

  3. So first I make Pudding Cookies and you make them the next day and I just made Orange Chicken and Fried Rice last night!!

  4. Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca)January 28, 2013 at 11:11 PM

    This sounds great - and easy!!!! Love recipes like this!