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Kale Fried Rice made with Brown Rice, Egg and Mushrooms


Kale Fried Rice

Kale Fried Rice with Egg and Mushroom (Asian Style)

I made this Asian Style Kale Fried Rice, in an attempt to add Kale to my families diet. It is packed with nutrients and full of flavor too.

Kale has been around since the Roma times, but is more popular now than ever! Labeled one the the’ Super Foods’, Kale is packed with vitamins and minerals and is low in calories. The leafy green vegetables is a member of the cabbage family, which also includes broccoli, cauliflower and collards. Kale can come in a few types, varying in color and texture too.

And how about brown rice? We all know that brown rice is healthier than white rice. Brown Rice is rice that still has the bran and side hull. It may seem chewier, but in fact it is easier to digest and easier on the stomach. If you are looking to loose weight, change to brown rice!

So this dish incorporates the two with some egg and mushroom to make a simple, nutritious and flavorsome Brown Rice and Kale Fried Rice.

kale fried rice recipe

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Recipe Name: Kale Fried Rice with Egg and Mushroom
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Shana c/o Recipes ‘R’ Simple
Prep time: 15
Cook time: 30 min
Total time: 45 min
Yield: 6 servings

Kale Fried Rice with Egg and Mushroom

kale fried rice brown rice recipe


brown rice

Long grained Brown Rice



  • 300 gms kale
  • 3 cups long grain brown rice
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 10 swiss brown or white button mushrooms, stem removed & sliced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sweet sauce like chili or plum sauce
  • ¼ cup rice bran oil

For Spice Paste:

  • 4-5 dried red chillies
  • 5 shallots
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 piece of galangal or ginger ( about 2 Tbsp)
  • 2 Tbsp sliced lemongrass
  • long grain brown rice


  •  Cook the rinsed rice with water and 1 Tbsp oil in a rice cooker or on the stovetop on medium heat till all the water is absorbed and the rice is tender.
  • If the rice is crunchy, add a little bit more water and cook a while longer.
  • Spread on a large tray to cool off.
  • kale fried rice cooked rice
  • Rinse the Kale thoroughly. fold lengthwise and cut off the hard stem and discard.
  • Roll the leaf up tightly and chop as small as possible. Set aside.
  • chopped kale
  • Crush the shallots, garlic, galangal and lemon grass for the spice paste using a pestle and mortar.
  • kale fried rice spice paste ingredients
  • Heat oil in a small wok. Add the dried chillies first,  allow to get fragrant and golden. Remove from oil
  • Add the shallots next and remove when golden and fragrant as well. Repeat with garlic, galangal and lemongrass. Do not let any of the ingredients burn.
  • Add the fried ingredients to a small mixer jar and allow to cool off. Meanwhile slice the mushrooms.
  • kale fried rice 1
  • Grind the fried ingredients with some of the frying oil if needed to a smooth paste. (As smooth as possible.)
  • kale fried rice spice paste
  • Heat 2 Tbsp oil in a wok and heat.
  • Add the spice paste and stir till nice and aromatic.
  • kale fried rice fry paste
  • Add the mushroom and stir fry till coated in the spice paste. Also add the salt.
  • kale fried rice add mushrooms
  • Next, add the kale.
  • kale fried rice add kale
  • Add a little at a time, whilst stirring till all the kale is added.
  • kale fried rice add kale little by little
  • Stir fry till the Kale reduces in volume and is cooked.
  • kale fried rice stir fry
  • Move the kale to the sides of the wok and add the egg.
  • kale fried rice add egg
  • Allow to set briefly. Then scramble the eggs.
  • kale fried rice scramble eggs
  •  Add the cooled rice and toss continuously  till heated through and coated with the kale and egg.
  • kale fried rice add rice kale fried rice toss
  •  Add the lime juice, soy sauce and sweet sauce and stir through.
  • kale fried rice add sauces
  • Serve with Baked chicken or fish balls… and you have a nutritious and yummy meal.

Kale Fried Rice with Egg and Mushroom

kale fried rice with mushroom

  • You can substitute brown rice with white.

Key Ingredients: Kale, Brown Rice, Egg, Mushroom, Shallots, Garlic, Galangal, Dried Chili, Lemon grass, Lime juice, Oil, 

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