Arroz Chaufa – Peruvian Fried Rice

Yield: 4-6


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ cup green onions, sliced (separate white from green part)
  • 1 TBSP garlic paste or minced
  • 1 TBSP fresh ginger, grated, paste, or finely chopped
  • 2 cups boneless/skinless chicken thighs diced into ½ inch cubes or chicken breast
  • ½ cup sliced Chinese sausage
  • 1 cup snow peas, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup soy sprouts
  • 4 cups cold cooked white rice
  • 4 eggs scrambled and then roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 TBSP sesame oil
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  1. Heat a wok or skillet over high heat, and when it´s very hot, add vegetable oil.
  2. Sauté the white part of the green onions, add ginger and garlic. Cook for a 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken and carefully mix well and cook for a couple minutes or until cooked through.
  4. Add Chinese sausage and mix for one minute.
  5. Add snow peas and soy sprouts. Incorporate the rice and stir quickly.
  6. Mix well then add the chopped scrambled eggs.
  7. Season with soy sauce and 1 teaspoon sesame oil.
  8. Turn off the heat and sprinkle with sesame seeds and the green onions. Serve immediately.