Peruvian Fried Rice (Arroz Chaufa)
Updated: Jun 27
As a side dish or a main dish, its the perfect way to use your day old leftover rice!
2 Tbs sesame oil
1 bunch green onion , chopped, (divided into greener and whiter parts)
1 bell pepper , diced
2 hot dogs
2 eggs , beaten
2 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon ginger root , grated
1 cup cooked and shredded chicken
4 cups pre-cooked, cold rice
2-3 Tablespoons soy sauce (more or less to taste)
Preheat a large skillet or wok to medium heat. Pour sesame oil in the bottom.
Add hot dogs, onion, and bell pepper. Add garlic and ginger.
Slide to the side, and pour the beaten eggs onto the other side. Using a spatula, scramble the eggs.
Once cooked, mix the eggs with the vegetable mix.
Add the rice and chicken to the veggie and egg mixture. Pour the soy sauce on top. Stir and fry the rice and veggie mixture until heated through and combined.
Season with additional salt, if needed, to taste.