Breakfast Rice from Japan


This breakfast rice recipe is quick to make and delicious. I learned it from friends in Tokyo. You can use chilled white or brown rice. Adjust the amount of ingredients for your hunger needs!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1 cup cold cooked rice, or more to taste

  • 1 egg, or more to taste

  • 2 green onions, sliced, or more to taste

  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce, or to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Spread rice in a flat layer in hot oil; cook until crispy on the bottom, 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Stir egg into rice until scrambled, about 2 minutes more. Sprinkle green onions on top and season with soy sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

332 Calories
10g Fat
48g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 332
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 186mg 62%
Sodium 674mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 66mg 5%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 228mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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