Benihana Style Chicken Fried Rice

Benihanas is one of my favorite places to eat. I can request my meal not be made with soy sauce and all is right with the world!! We’ll now I can recreate that DELICIOUS fried rice at my house!!

Benihana Style Chicken Fried Rice

You can be just like the chef’s at Benihana with this quick and delicious fried rice recipe. Grab some gluten free soy sauce and get cooking!


  • 2 ounces cooked chicken
  • 8 ounces steamed rice
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons carrot, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons green peas
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seed
  • 3 tablespoons vegan butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil or canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons gluten free soy sauce (or more to taste)
  • 6 pinches pepper
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • Sesame seeds
  • Salt to taste
  1. Heat a wok with a little bit of oil until very hot. Crack the eggs into the wok.
  2. Scramble eggs very well. (They should be a little bit brown)
  3. Saute chopped onion, green onion, seasoning and carrots in the oil until done and mix with chopped scrambled egg and chicken.
  4. Break off chunks of steamed rice and mix with vegetable, egg and chicken.
  5. Add sesame seed, minced garlic, ginger, salt and pepper, stirring well.
  6. Add vegan butter and gluten free soy sauce into the mixture, stirring well until done.

Hmmm…this maybe what I’m having for dinner tomorrow! But with a fork (I still haven’t mastered chopstick…one day…ONE DAY!)


Kwegyirba Croffie is a freelance Associate Producer at News 12 Connecticut and a Special Events/Event Planning and Social Media Intern at College Lifestyles (TM). She is a Quinnipiac University alumni and a sister of Alpha Delta Pi. She enjoy cupcakes,Broadway musicals, Forever 21 ,giraffes, peacock feathers, orchids, lillies and anything Disney.