Justapinch.com Benihana's Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Total time: 25 minutes

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Net Carbs are 10% of calories per serving, at 32g per serving. Although the amount is above what's considered keto-friendly, it shouldn't kick you out of ketosis.

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Keto & Health Insights for Justapinch.com Benihana's Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

  • Net Carbs are 10% of calories per serving, at 32g per serving. This food is a little higher than what's considered keto-friendly but it falls within a range that won't kick you out of ketosis. Take into account any foods you've already consumed. It's recommended that you track the macros of your daily food consumptions—this makes it easier to avoid overconsumption.
  • This food's %DV (daily value percentage) for sodium is 23%. At 538mg, it's considered high in sodium according to the FDA's standard for %DV (daily value percentage), which considers any food with %DV of more than 20% as high in sodium. The organization recommends 2300mg of sodium as the daily limit. High sodium is believed to be associated with health problems such as heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, and kidney malfunctions. There's also a belief that diets with high amounts of salt correlates with obesity, but the link hasn't proven to be so direct. Instead, salt may trigger overeating by increasing the feeling of hunger, according to studies referenced in this WebMD article about salt & obesity. Add-ons such as sauces and condiments are the usual high-sodium culprits in most restaurant meals. Sodium additives are responsible for most high sodium amounts in packaged foods, especially frozen meals. For most adults, a healthy range for daily maximum sodium consumption is between 1500-2300mg; foods should be within 5%-20% DV per serving.
  • This meal may require cooking oil. Not all cooking oils are healthy. Extra virgin olive oil and avocado oil are the best cooking oils to use in recipes, whereas plant-based oils are the worst for your health. Virgin coconut oil and butter fall in the middle. Learn more about the healthiest and unhealthiest cooking oils.

Justapinch.com Benihana's Chicken Fried Rice Recipe Nutrition Label

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4 servings   ( 231 g )
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 335
Total Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 156mg
Sodium: 538mg
Total Carbohydrates: 34g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 2g
Protein: 15g
Calcium: 90mg Iron: 3mg
Potassium: 333mg Vitamin A: 169mcg
Vitamin C: 5mg Vitamin D: 1mcg


  • · 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • · 4 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • · salt and pepper, to taste
  • · 2 tablespoons garlic butter, plus more to taste
  • · 3 eggs
  • · 1 cup onions, diced
  • · 1/4 cup carrots, diced
  • · 1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • · 2 cups cooked white rice, fried rice tastes best when made from leftover, day-old steamed rice (rather than freshly cooked)
  • · 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • · 2 tablespoons sesame seeds


Visit Justapinch.com's website to view the recipe instructions. (Via Edamam)