Fast Fried Rice

Try our fast fried rice recipe with hearty mushrooms, eggs, green onions and Minute® Instant Premium Rice. In just 15 minutes, you’ll have an incredible vegetarian spread!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins


  • 2 cups Minute® Premium Rice
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1 cup frozen meatless ground beef, thawed
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 can (6 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 2 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce


  • This fast and tasty recipe combines earthy mushrooms with a fried rice mixture of egg, onions, soy sauce and our Minute® Instant Premium Rice. Try it tonight!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

    Step 3

  • Add meatless ground beef and onions. Sauté for 3-5 minutes, or until cooked through. Spoon beef mixture to one side of skillet. Add egg to other side of skillet; cook until set, stirring constantly.

    Step 4

  • Add mushrooms, soy sauce and rice and stir together until well blended. Cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently, until heated through.

    Recipe Tips

  • If you’re looking to reduce fat in your diet, substitute 1/4 cup cholesterol-free egg product for the beaten egg in this dish.

Fast & Hearty Fried Rice

Where’s the beef? Well, there isn’t any in this fast fried rice and, quite frankly, it doesn’t need it! It’s quick, flavorful and better yet, it’s vegetarian. Made with a mixture of meatless ground beef, fluffy white rice and hearty mushrooms, it’s the ultimate fast fried rice for those looking to cut down on meat without sacrificing flavor.

Besides this recipe’s vegetarian flare, those who love their rice dishes quick and easy will also enjoy the short amount of time it takes to whip up this meal. With help from our Minute® Instant Premium Rice this recipe can go from prep to plate in just 15 minutes. What else would you expect from rice that cooks up in just 5 minutes? In addition to the time you’ll save, the flavors in this dish are also bound to impress. Hearty mushrooms mix perfectly with sweet sautéed onions, scrambled eggs and soy sauce. This recipe also brings some freshness to the table, with chopped green onions.

Whether you’re going meat-free for a night or you’re an old pro, we guarantee that this recipe will become one of your favorite, last-minute recipes for weekday lunches and dinners. Looking for more ideas? Try our Teriyaki Tofu and Vegetable Stir-Fry.

More Quick Fried Rice Recipes

For even quicker and hassle-free fried rice results, try our version of Microwave Fried Rice or Fried Rice and Egg using aromatic jasmine! For a new fun dinner idea try our eggplant rice.

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