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Benihana Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Benihana Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

This original Benihana Chicken Fried Rice classic is loaded with chicken, rice, eggs, vegetables and yummy garlic infused butter.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 8


  • 1 1/2 sticks butter softened
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1-2 T. soy sauce
  • 9 c. cooked Botan Calrose Rice best leftover from day before
  • ¼. c. safflower oil NOT sunflower
  • ¼ c. soy sauce
  • ¾. c. minced onion
  • ¾. c. grated carrots
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • kosher salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • Make the garlic butter - In a small bowl, mix softened butter, garlic and soy sauce until combined. Set aside.
  • Over medium high heat, heat 2 T. oil saute carrots and onion until browned. Add the green onion and saute for a couple minutes more. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add 2 more T. oil to the pan and saute chicken breasts until completely cooked through. Remove from the pan and dice into small pieces. Add the chicken back to pan and add half the butter and toss the chicken. Remove from the pan.
  • Over medium heat, scramble eggs and remove from pan.
  • Increase heat to high then add rice and remaining butter. Toss to coat.
  • Add back veggies, chicken and scrambled eggs; stir until combined well.
  • Season with soy sauce, salt, pepper, and garnish with sesame seeds. Say Grace and enjoy!!
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