Popcorn Chicken Stir Fry Rice

Here’s the full recipe for the Popcorn Chicken and Stir Fry Rice with Broccoli:


  • Popcorn chicken
  • Instant brown rice (boil-in-bag)
  • Stir fry sauce
  • Broccoli florets


  1. Cook the popcorn chicken according to the instructions on the package. You can use an air fryer for a crispy texture.
  2. While the popcorn chicken is cooking, prepare the instant brown rice by boiling it in water according to the instructions on the package.
  3. In a separate pan, steam the broccoli florets until they are tender but still crisp.
  4. Once the popcorn chicken, rice, and broccoli are cooked, assemble the dish. Place a serving of cooked rice on a plate or in a bowl.
  5. Top the rice with the cooked popcorn chicken.
  6. Pour the stir fry sauce over the popcorn chicken and rice. You can use as much or as little sauce as you prefer, depending on your taste.
  7. Add the steamed broccoli to the plate or bowl alongside the popcorn chicken and rice.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy your easy and delicious meal!

Note: You can customize this recipe by adding other vegetables or toppings of your choice, such as sliced bell peppers, carrots, or green onions. Feel free to experiment with different stir fry sauces for variety.

some popular questions and their answers related to Popcorn Chicken and Stir Fry Rice with Broccoli

Q: How do you make popcorn chicken? A: To make popcorn chicken, you can use pre-packaged popcorn chicken that can be cooked in an air fryer or oven according to the instructions on the package. Alternatively, you can make your own popcorn chicken by cutting chicken breast into bite-sized pieces, coating them in a seasoned flour mixture, and frying them until golden and crispy.

Q: What is stir fry sauce made of? A: Stir fry sauce typically consists of a combination of soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, garlic, ginger, and sometimes other ingredients such as sesame oil, oyster sauce, or chili paste. However, stir fry sauce can be customized to suit your taste preferences by adjusting the ingredients and proportions.

Q: How do you cook instant brown rice? A: Instant brown rice can be cooked by boiling it in water according to the instructions on the package. Typically, you bring a pot of water to a boil, add the rice, cover, and simmer for a specified amount of time (usually around 10-12 minutes) until the rice is tender and the water is absorbed. Alternatively, you can use boil-in-bag instant brown rice, which is even quicker and easier to prepare.

Q: Can I add other vegetables to the stir fry? A: Yes, you can customize the stir fry rice dish by adding other vegetables such as bell peppers, carrots, snap peas, or water chestnuts. Simply sauté the additional vegetables in a pan until tender and then mix them in with the rice and popcorn chicken before serving.

Q: Is stir fry sauce gluten-free? A: It depends on the specific ingredients used to make the stir fry sauce. Traditional soy sauce contains gluten, but there are gluten-free soy sauce alternatives available. To make a gluten-free stir fry sauce, simply use gluten-free soy sauce or tamari and ensure that the other ingredients are also gluten-free.