Chicken Fried Rice ($3)
Chicken fried rice isn't exactly hard to make, but sometimes you don't even have 20 minutes to spare. That's where Trader Joe's Chicken Fried Rice comes in. This cheap frozen dinner can be heated in a skillet to get a little crispy or microwaved for about five minutes, and it undoubtedly satisfies cravings for takeout fried rice. With diced chicken, peas, carrots, and onions, this bagged fried rice is a solid option for a filling meal on a budget.