Nigerian Food and Recipes

Fried Rice

Fried rice is very appetizing because of the nutritious and colourful vegetables in it. It is rich in carbohydrate, proteins and vitamins and should be fried with very little oil in a non stick pan or a wok for effective results.

  • Prep Time: 30m
  • Cook Time: 1h 30m
  • Total Time: 2h


  • 1 kg Chicken (seasoned, cooked and fried)
  • 3 tbsp. Vegetable Oil
  • 300 g Kidney, cooked and diced (optional)
  • 6 c Vegetables, finely chopped or diced-(Carrot, runner beans, green peas, Red pepper, green pepper, spring onions, onions, sweet corn)
  • 2 Seasoning cubes
  • Chilli pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. Dried Thyme
  • 2 tbsp. Curry Spice
  • 1 Onion bulb, chopped
  • 3 c Rice
  • 4 c Chicken Stock
  • 300 g Shrimps (optional)


  1. Season the chicken properly and cook till the chicken it almost soft
  2. Drain out the broth and fry or grill the chicken
  3. Wash the rice with very hot water
  4. With the stock, cook the rice with the chilli pepper, seasoning cubes, onions, salt
  5. Cook till it is almost soft
  6. Share the rice and the vegetables into 3 portions
  7. Stir fry each portion in a non-stick pan, with a tbsp of vegetable oil, shrimps(optional) and onions
  8. Taste for salt,seasoning cube and pepper
  9. Serve with the chicken and it is perfect with vegetable salad

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