Food Waste is such a huge issue in America today. Over 40% of food produced in the United states ends up wasted and in a landfill. While I myself, am guilty of wasting food or not finishing leftovers, I am trying to make a more active change. I am making a conscious effort of trying to utilize all parts of the food I buy and you should too!
In hopes to inspire less food waste, I am starting a food series. Todays recipe is referred to as refrigerator fried rice, meaning that it was made with leftovers and other things I had in my fridge that were close to expiration.
I had some leftover white rice and chicken breast from previous meals so I decided to take those two items and create a chicken fried rice of sorts. I had some carrot sticks that were going bad, so I decided to use those as a component in my rice also.
The other ingredients used were found in my fridge or spice cabinet.This meal only involved 6 ingredients and got the boyfriend seal of approval. I will list all the ingredients I used below.
- Leftover white rice
- Leftover Chicken Breast
- carrot sticks
- soy sauce
Prep Time: 5mins Cooking time: 5-10mins Total time: 10-15 mins
I hope you guys enjoyed this easy way to reuse leftovers. I am not a chef by any means, but I love to pretend I am. lol If any of you try this or have any recommendations to improve this recipe, I would love to hear your thoughts!