Healthy Rice Chofan

Who doesn’t love arroz chofán? Try our healthy twist on the classic dish for an easy and delicious dinner!

Yield: 6 portions


  • 1 lb. cooked brown rice, at room temperature
  • 2 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • ½ chicken breast, thinly sliced and cut in small strips
  • ¼ broccoli head, cut in small florets
  • ½ yellow onion, small dice
  • 2 garlic cloves, small dice
  • 1 celery sprig, cut in very thin slices
  • 1 red pepper, small dice
  • 2 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped for garnish



  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste
  2. Add oil canola oil in a large pan at medium heat.
  3. Once oil sizzles, sauté chicken strips until cooked. Place aside.
  4. Add sesame oil, followed by onions. Lower heat and cook for 2 minutes until translucent.
  5. Add broccoli and cook for an additional two minutes.
  6. Add garlic, celery and peppers and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  7. Add rice, followed by chicken.
  8. Add soy sauce and stir well at medium heat.
  9. Garnish with chopped scallions.
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