Peruvian Fried Rice served in a white bowl with chopsticks.
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Arroz Chaufa

Arroz Chaufa is Peruvian Fried Rice made with rice, chicken, hot dogs, bell peppers, and onion in less than 20 minutes! It's delicious served as a main dish or a side dish, and is a great way to use leftover rice, meat and veggies.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: peruvian
Servings: 5
Calories: 346kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


  • 2 Tbs sesame oil
  • 1 bunch green onion , chopped, (divided into greener and whiter parts)
  • 1 bell pepper , diced
  • 2 hot dogs
  • 2 eggs , beaten
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon ginger root , grated
  • 1 cup cooked and shredded chicken
  • 4 cups pre-cooked, cold rice
  • 2-3 Tablespoons soy sauce (more or less to taste)


  • Preheat a large skilletĀ or wok to medium heat. Pour sesame oil in the bottom.
  • Add hot dogs, onion, and bell pepper. Add garlic and ginger.
  • Slide to the side, and pour the beaten eggs onto the other side. Using a spatula, scramble the eggs.
  • Once cooked, mix the eggs with the vegetable mix.
  • Add the rice and chicken to the veggie and egg mixture. Pour the soy sauce on top. Stir and fry the rice and veggie mixture until heated through and combined.
  • Season with additional salt, if needed, to taste.


Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 574mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 890IU | Vitamin C: 31.7mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.6mg