prepare the vegetables
Peel the carrots and finely dice it. Dice the onion, cut the bell pepper in half, remove the seeds and cut in small chunks. Place a large pan over medium heat. Add the olive oil and prepared vegetables. Cook for 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.
chicken and rice
Cut the chicken breasts into small cubes. Season with salt and pepper and add to the vegetables in a pan. Increase the heat, stir to combine, and cook for 2 - 3 minutes. Add the rice and diced garlic. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the spices (thyme, cumin, and paprika powder), cook for a minute. Add the chicken stock or water, cover with a lid and cook for 10 minutes, then add the frozen peas and continue to cook for another 5 minutes. Remove the lid and pan-fry the rice on high heat for about 5 - 8 minutes. Adjust the seasoning before serving.
Divide the Chicken Fried Rice with Vegetables between four plates. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.