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Lean Cuisine Cafe Classics Bowl: Chicken Fried Rice

This is not all that good coming in at barely 2 forks. The flavor was bland as if it was attempting to be Asian. There's a hint of soy sauce and that's about it. The rice was overcooked and gummy. Small pieces of chicken were only fair with half being dried out. As with so many of the frozen meals tested the veggies are the redeeming feature. This is because vegetables that have been frozen hold up fairly well with quick microwave reheating. The peas and carrots are not enough to save this dish, however.

An innocuous choice best left in the freezer case.

We recently revisited this product and have an updated review of Lean Cuisine's Chicken Fried Rice.

Lean Cuisine Cafe Classics Bowl: Chicken Fried Rice

Lean Cuisine Cafe Classics Bowl: Chicken Fried Rice

Nutrition Facts
Serving size = 1 Package (283g)
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
 
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 60
  % Daily Value

Total Fat 7g 10%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
Cholesterol 50mg 16%
Sodium 690mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 15%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
    Sugars 6g  
Protein 17g  

Vitamin A 90% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 6% Iron 10%