fried rice with shiitakes
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Fried rice with shiitakes and asparagus

Perfect idea for leftover rice.
10 mins
20 mins
30 mins
4 -6


  • 1 + 2 tablespoons oil neutral taste
  • 2 cups chopped asparagus into small pieces about a fist
  • 1 cup shiitake mushroom 5 or 7 fungi, sliced, stems removed
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 4 cups cooked rice about 11/2 to 2 cups uncooked rice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste sambal Olek or siracha


  • In a large skillet add 1 teaspoon oil and the asparagus. Let them for three to five minutes. Until they are cooked but crunchy and delicious. When they are done, put them on a serving platter and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add the mushrooms, move constantly until cooked through and slightly caramelized. Take them out and put them next to the asparagus.
  • In the same pan add 2 more tablespoons neutral oil, add the garlic and ginger, leave it for 30 seconds, stirring constantly to avoid burning.
  • Add the rice and move until it is warm.
  • In a small bowl, mix sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar and chili. Add it to rice and mix carefully
  • Add the mushrooms and asparagus, add a pinch of salt.
  • Test for seasoning and serve immediately.