Eat Up: Seth Brundle's Jerk Chicken Fried Rice

Our #SPWellness Moment w/ Media Personality & Chef Seth Brundle brought an undeniable energy to what we call 'lunchtime flava'! He showed us how to whip up a quick, delicious dish by using leftovers and a few ingredients you have in your fridge and kitchen cabinets already.

Looking for a way to remix your dinner from the night before? Here's a great recipe that will wake up your taste buds instantly. As they say... bon appetit. 😉

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups leftover white rice

  • 1/2 cup leftover celery (diced)

  • 1/2 cup leftover carrots (diced)

  • 1 cup leftover jerk chicken (chopped)

  • 6-8 fresh garlic cloves (minced) 

  • 4 green onions (chopped) 

  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter

  • 1 egg 

  • 4 tbsp maggi seasoning (or soy sauce)

  • 1/4 cup canola oil 

  • 2/3 cup frozen peas 

  • 1 splash white vinegar

  • 8 cups water

  • 1 tbsp salt 

  • 1 tsp pepper 

  • 1/2 cup cilantro

 

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS 

  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. In a separate heavy bottomed skillet over medium-high heat, add canola oil once pan is hot.
  3. Add celery and carrots along with a dash of salt. Allow them to cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  4. Add butter and garlic. Continue cooking and stirring an additional 2 minutes.
  5. Add rice and Maggi seasoning sauce (or soy sauce). Continue cooking and stirring an additional 2 minutes. 
  6. Add jerk chicken and green onions. Continue cooking and stirring an additional 2 minutes. 
  7. Turn off heat and add peas. Stir to combine. 
  8. Reduce the heat in the saucepan to a low simmer and add vinegar. 
  9. Crack the egg into a small bowl. 
  10. Using a slotted spoon, create a whirlpool in the saucepan by stirring the water clockwise. 
  11. Ladle egg into swirling water.
  12. Allow it to cook on low for 3 minutes. 
  13. Using the slotted spoon, remove the poached egg and place on a clean kitchen towel or paper towels to drain water. 
  14. Ladle rice into the bowl of your choice.
  15. Place the poached egg on top. 
  16. Garnish with cilantro. 
  17. Enjoy!

* Makes 3-4 servings. 

Want to see Seth in action while he cooked this up? Watch the video on on our IG TV channel here. #EatUp