Chicken fried rice is a mouthwatering food item which contains a number of calories. Like any other food item, the calorie content in chicken fried rice also varies based on its method of preparation, ingredients it contains and its serving size.
One cup of delicious chicken fried rice contains around 200 calories, 23 grams of carbohydrates, 10 grams of proteins and 3 grams of protein content. Consuming half a cup of chicken fried rice means consuming 100 calories, 12 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams proteins and 2 grams fat and two cups of similarly cooked chicken fried rice contains 400 calories, 47 grams carbohydrates, 20 grams proteins and 7 grams fat.
A one and a half cup of fried rice is usually considered to be a standard serving size of fried rice and is enough for an individual. Thus, it means consuming a standard serving of chicken fried rice means consuming 300 calories, 35 grams carbohydrates, 15 grams proteins and 5 grams fat.
Chicken fried rice cooked with more spices and adding more ingredients increases its calorie content and also enhances its taste. The content of other micronutrients also differ in it. One cup of chicken fried rice cooked in this manner contains 329 calories out of which 108 calories come from fat. The total fat content in it is 11.96 grams consisting of 2.43 grams saturated fat, 3.37 gram polyunsaturated fat and 5.20 grams monounsaturated fat. The total carbohydrate content in it is around 41.28 gram and protein content is approximately 12 grams.
However, the above mentioned calorie content in different servings of chicken fried rice may vary to some extent based on the ingredients added to it and also the way in which it is cooked. The oil in which it is cooked also determines its number of calories to a great extent.