Asian mushroom rice with spinach served on a white dish
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Asian Mushroom Rice

Do not spend another minute eating boring brown rice. Enjoy this delicious, upgraded mushroom rice with caramelized onions, spinanch, and more!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: asian side dish, brown rice, mushroom rice
Servings: 6 people
Author: Jane the Dietician


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cups cremini mushrooms sliced
  • 3 tbsp lower-sodium soy sauce divided into 1 Tbsp and 2 Tbsp portions
  • 4 cups long-grain brown rice cooked
  • 4 cups spinach leaves
  • 1 scallion sliced
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


  • Prep all of the ingredients before cooking.
    Ingreidents for Asian Mushroom Rice in small bowls on a wood background
  • Heat the pan to medium heat.
  • Once the pan is hot, add olive oil and onions, and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add garlic cloves to the pan and cook for 1 minute.
  • Increase heat to medium-high.
  • Stir in mushrooms and cook for 1 minute.
    Frying pan with sauteed onions and mushrooms
  • Add 1 Tbsp soy sauce and cook for 6 minutes, or until onions have caramelized and mushrooms have softened.
  • Mix in brown rice with the onions and mushrooms. Cook for 4 minutes.
    Brown rice, onions and mushrooms in a frying pan
  • Add spinach, 2 Tbsp soy sauce, and black pepper. Mix evenly and cook for 4 minutes, or until spinach have slightly wilted.
    Add spinach to asian mushroom rice recipe