Chicken Fried Rice with Sesame Seeds and Almonds #SundaySupper #McSkilletSauce

Chicken Fried Rice with Sesame Seeds and Almonds #SundaySupper #McSkilletSauce

My version of Chicken Fried Rice using McCormick’s Stir-Fry Skillet Sauce is so good; I made it twice in one week.
Chicken Fried Rice with Sesame Seeds and Almonds #SundaySupper #McSkilletSauces
Chicken Fried Rice with Sesame Seeds and Almonds #SundaySupper #McSkilletSauces

Bring your family to the Sunday Supper dinner table quickly and easily with my recipe for Chicken Fried Rice with Sesame Seeds and Almonds, which uses McCormick’s Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry Skillet Sauce for that authentic Asian flavor.

Chicken Fried Rice with Sesame Seeds and Almonds #SundaySupper #McSkilletSauces


Chicken Fried Rice with Sesame Seeds and Almonds #SundaySupper #McSkilletSauces

Have you seen McCormick’s new line of #McSkilletSauce in the market yet? They’re perfect for the busy cook who doesn’t have a ton of time to spend in the kitchen. And yet they still allow you to place quick, healthy and flavorful meals on the table in no time flat.

McCormick’s Skillet Sauces come in 7 delicious flavors. One for every night of the week. They are:
Smoky Applewood BBQ Chicken with Bacon. Taco with Chipotle and Garlic. Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry (my choice for today’s recipe). Sweet and Smoky Sloppy Joes. Fire Roasted Chili. Fajita with Roasted Chile Garlic and Lime. And last but not least, Sicilian Chicken with Tomato, Basil, and Garlic (stay tuned because I have another delicious recipe coming soon to my blog using this one).

To keep my recipe a little on the healthier side, I decided that I’d use brown rice and load it up with tons of veggies like broccoli, sweet red pepper, bean sprouts and peas and carrots. After that, McCormick’s Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry Skillet Sauce packet, did the rest. With flavors including ginger, garlic, and soy sauce it was the perfect finishing touch to my Asian inspired fried rice.

Naturally, if you prefer white rice and a different selections of vegetables…Go for it! This recipe is totally customizable to your tastes and preferences. The only thing, I do suggest, is that you keep the McCormick’s skillet sauce in the mix. That’s what makes this a convenient meal your family will enjoy and one that will keep your kiddos happy and smiling at the dinner table! Priceless!

Servings:  6-8     Prep Time:  30 minutes

6 cups cooked rice (I used brown rice)
1 pound chicken tenders, finely chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons sesame oil, divided
1 package (16 ounces) frozen peas and carrots, thawed
1/2 cup diced red pepper
1 cup broccoli floretes
1 cup bean sprouts
2 tablespoons soy sauce
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3/4 package McCormick Sesame Chicken Stir Fry Skillet Sauce
1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
2 tablespoon sliced almonds
2 green onions, chopped or whole (optional)

-In a large skillet over medium/high heat, cook the chopped chicken tenders, onion and garlic in the canola oil until cooked through and no longer pink in the middle. Remove to a large bowl and set aside.
-Reduce the heat to medium low and in the same skillet, add the peas and carrots, red pepper and broccoli. Saute for 2-3 minutes until slightly tender.
-Stir in 1 teaspoon of the sesame oil and the bean sprouts. Remove from the skillet and add the vegetables into the same bowl with the chicken. Set aside.
-In the same skillet over medium heat, add the cooked rice. Make a well in the center of the rice and stir in the the eggs. Continue to cook and stir until the eggs are cooked. Add the salt and pepper and rice wine vinegar.
-Add the chicken and vegetables back into the skillet.
-Stir 1/2 to 3/4 packet of the McCormick Skillet Sauce thouroughly into the rice and chicken mixture (reserving the remainin sauce as dipping sauce if desired) and heat through.
-To serve, plate the Chicken Fried Rice and then top with the sesame seeds, sliced almonds and green onion if desired.

Assemble all ingredients. *Note – leftover rice works wonderfully well for this recipe. Finely chop the chicken tenders, along with the onion and garlic. Remove to a bowl and set aside.





Prepare the red peppers and broccoli, Cook all the veggies in the same skillet as the chicken and until just softened. Remove the veggies from the skillet and place in the same bowl as the chicken and onion. Set aside.



Add the rice into the same skillet. Make a well in the center and add the eggs. Cook and stir until the eggs are completely cooked. Season with salt, pepper and rice wine vinegar. Add the sesame oil, chicken and veggies back into the skillet. Stir in the McCormick Skillet Sauce and stir to combine.




To serve, plate the chicken fried rice and top with the sesame seeds, sliced almonds and green onion, Serve along with the remaining sauce if desired.

Chicken Fried Rice with Sesame Seeds and Almonds #SundaySupper #McSkilletSauces


Chicken Fried Rice with Sesame Seeds and Almonds #SundaySupper #McSkilletSauces

This post is sponsored by McCormick in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.

That said, I really enjoyed using McCormick’s skillet sauce and know that I will be using them again in the future. I trust the name McCormick and have been using their products in my own kitchen since I was old enough to cook.

If you’re on pinterest you’re going to love following the McCormick Spices Easy Skillet Dinner board. And don’t forget to visit their website and follow them on Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.

For more prepared and developed recipes featuring McCormick Skillet Sauces, please click on the links below and get ready to get cooking.

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  1. Oh I can definitely see eating this twice in a week plus leftovers for lunch. Yum!

  2. Nom nom! This is a gorgeous plate! Fried rice is high on my list of favorites and I really want to make this one!

  3. I have not made fried rice in ages, but your recipe has me craving it! Need to add to our dinner menu 🙂

  4. MMMMM, I love how your added egg for fried rice! We're omitting grains right now so I made cauli rice, which is good! But I want yours, now!

  5. Oh my heavens! Two things: First, the dish looks AMAZING, and second, I LOVE YOUR TATTOO!!!!

  6. Love it! So much better than takeout!

  7. I never tried making fried rice at home. Thanks for the recipe!

  8. I got a glimpse of this on Facebook and had to run over to check it out. This looks amazing.

  9. Looks great! I could have this for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

  10. I think my family would really like this dish. I love that it includes so many veggies!

  11. Oh goodness, this sounds absolutely amazing. Better than my typical take out fare. I love making fried rice at home and I love the skillet sauce addition!

  12. This looks great! I love the addition of sesame oil ad some almonds for crunch!

  13. We love making fried rice at home! Your looks perfect so colorful and the shortcut of the McCormick sauce…a win!

  14. Ooh chicken fried rice is one of the most quick satisfying dishes ever. I haven't made it in awhile. Maybe, I should make it with brown rice now that my son is (driving me crazy) with his healthy, low carb, high protein diet. From time to time he'll have whole grains and brown rice.

  15. Gotta love easy and delicious dishes like this one!

  16. I'm going to have to try those sauces, they look really good and your fried rice is amazing!

  17. I've never made fried rice at home…thanks for sharing

  18. I haven't tried those skillet sauces, but this looks like the perfect weeknight meal. And I love the crunch of almonds that you added.

  19. My daughter was just telling me that she wanted to try making friend rice at home. Now I can just send he the link to this post so she can do it!!

  20. oh I love that you made fried rice!!! this is seriously one of my most favorite Asian food dishes .. yummm!!! and loved the skillet sauce!!!

  21. This looks fantastic! It's making me hungry!

  22. Whst a fabulously yummy meal!

  23. Love making fried rice with leftover rice!

  24. This looks amazing!!

  25. I love stir fry, we make it at least once a week. It's just so versatile, and yummy. I love this one, those packets are the bomb. I've been using them like crazy lately.

  26. We can't get enough fried rice in this house – and this looks so perfect! Looks like I have a new menu item for next week.

  27. Chicken fried rice is a huge hit in my house….love how easy this is!

  28. This looks so comforting! I've used those skillet sauces and they are delicious!

  29. This looks beautiful. Stir fries are a perfect way to increase vegetable consumption – I like the ones you chose to include.

  30. I love fried rice and I could eat it all the time! I'll have to pick up a packet of this McCormick's Stir-Fry Skillet Sauce when I'm at the store later!

  31. You know you have a winner if you make the same dish twice in the same week! Leftover rice practically screams to be made into fried rice. Love the sesame seeds in your recipe! Sesame seeds are seriously underrated.

  32. Love those sauces. They seem like a real time saver!

  33. I have yet to try those sauces but this looks amazing! I love all that egg you put in there. Anytime I order fried rice I always ask for extra egg…yum!

  34. I love McCormick spices– and didn't know they had all these mix-ins. I'll have to try them!

  35. Call me for dinner! I am sooooo ready for THAT!

  36. I love rice bowls with broccoli and red peppers, and all the extra fun you added to this wonderful dinner!!

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