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Fried Rice Energy Bites Recipe

Fried Rice Energy Bites. This dinner is our go-to on nights when I have hardly anything left in the fridge!

Ever have a quiet minute in the day, so you pick up a book, only to fall asleep? Or you try to catch up on a TV show and then fall asleep on the couch, missing the whole hour. There is a way to get your groove back, and I promise it doesn’t include Diet Coke.

Kids need energy too! Energy to play, think, do their chores, and feel good.

Complex carbohydrates, like whole-grain bread, whole grain cereal,  brown rice, and whole wheat pasta  is our bodies preferred source of energy.  But we also need protein. It helps to control the release of that energy (including beans, eggs, nuts, and lean meats).  The nutrients involved in this process are:

  • Vitamin B:  You need 6 micro-grams per day
  • Iron: You need 18mg
  • Magnesium: You need 400 mg
  • Zinc: You need 15 mg

Eating the wrong foods will have an opposite effect.  These are energy drainers!

Fried Rice Energy Bites. This dinner is our go-to on nights when I have hardly anything left in the fridge!

So here is my fabulous, energy producing, non-draining, fast, easy, quick dinner!  Anyone who tells me they don’t have time to make dinner and that it’s faster to do the drive-thru, I tell them about this recipe, Fried Rice Energy Bites Recipe.

So cut out the junk, get some complex carbohydrates and some lean protein and you’ll be sailing through the afternoon like a teenager on RedBull.

Don’t forget- we posted a new meal plan on our meal planning page!

FOOD - Fried Rice Energy Bites. This dinner is our go-to on nights when I have hardly anything left in the fridge!

Fried Rice Energy Bites Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon – olive oil
  • 1 medium – zucchini
  • 1 medium – squash, summer
  • 1 medium – bell pepper, red
  • 1 clove – garlic
  • 3 large – egg
  • 1 cup – brown rice, cooked
  • 1/2 pound – chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoon – soy sauce, low sodium
  1. Add 1 Tablespoon of olive oil to skillet and heat on medium.
  2. Add zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers and garlic and sautee until softened, about 8 minutes.
  3. Once vegetables are soft, break 3 eggs into a small bowl and whip slightly to combine.
  4. Pour eggs over vegetables, and move eggs around while they cook.
  5. Add the rice and cooked chicken and stir again until everything is mixed together.
  6. Add soy sauce for seasoning and stir one last time.
*Special freezing tip! You can freeze this into single servings. Add a scoop of fried rice to a muffin tin and pack down. Freeze, then remove and store in freezer safe bags. Take out for lunch! I like to pack a ramekin full of the fried rice, and then place it upside down on a plate, then take off the ramekin. It makes a nice little mound of fried rice your kids can stab into with a fork.

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sorry i’m new here..what’s is the meaning of TBL?i’d like to try this recipe


We haven’t analyzed this recipe yet! If I do, I’ll let you know. Or, if you would like to you, you can at!


I am going to try this today, maybe ill try to add a face for my toddler:) Can you tell I was reading posts from all over the site, lol.


instead of brown rice, we use at times cauliflower rice… raw caulifower in a blender for a few sec, till it looks like rice 😉

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This was a great recipe. I didn’t have brown rice so I used quinoa and worked great! Thanku 🙂


To make this “fast” do you precook and freeze brown rice? When I see “cook brown rice” I think of about 35 minutes of water boiling and rice cooking and fast for me means 15 mins or I start my walk to the pizza place! ( I know, I’m still learning!) Will it be sticky if I add extra water and freeze the brown rice to have it ready for putting together? If I do this, can I refreeze into the portions as you note (I really like this idea, by the way!)? Thank you, as always, in my 3 years of adding more of your great recipes into my family’s “favorites”!


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