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Mushroom fried rice

Australian Gourmet Traveller and Lau's Family Kitchen Chinese recipe for mushroom fried rice

  • Serves 4
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Mushroom fried rice


  • 60 ml peanut oil (¼ cup)
  • 2 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 50 gm shiitake mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 3 spears asparagus, thinly sliced
  • 1½ cups steamed jasmine rice (see note)
  • 2½ cups steamed long-grain rice (see note)
  • 2 tsp light soy sauce
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • To serve: sesame oil


  • 1
    Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok over high heat, add egg and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute or until just cooked, transfer to a plate and set aside. Wash wok under hot water and dry.
  • 2
    Heat remaining oil in wok over medium-high heat, add mushroom and stir-fry for 1 minute. Increase heat to high, add asparagus and stir-fry for 30 seconds, then add rice and egg and stir-fry for 2 minutes, add soy, toss to combine and season to taste with sea salt. Stir through onion, add a few drops of sesame oil and serve.


Note Jasmine and long-grain rice can be cooked together. Recipe shown above with stir-fried chicken and ginger.