I’m a huge fan of savory breakfast and this savory breakfast rice recipe checks all the boxes. It’s easy to make, loaded with flavor and comes together in under 15 minutes. Perfect for a quick and healthy breakfast through the week or a great brunch item on the weekend.

I have been making this savory breakfast rice recipe at home for years. I love how the rice gets a little crispy on the bottom as it bakes in the pan. Mix in the creamy egg yolk, meaty mushrooms and the small kick of spice; and this dish is the perfect way to start the day.

Savory Breakfast Rice - Healthyish Foods

Made from 6 simple ingredients, this breakfast rice recipe is a must try. In fact, I can almost guarantee that you already have all of these ingredients in your refrigerator and pantry. So, ditch the weekend waffles and give this savory recipe a try.

Looking for more breakfast recipes? Try my baked peanut butter and banana oats or my everything bagel and lox pizza.

Savory Breakfast Rice - Healthyish Foods

Savory Breakfast Rice

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  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8-10 button mushroom slices
  • 4 ounces cooked white rice, I use minute rice cups that can be heated in the microwave.
  • ½ – 1 tablespoon liquid amino
  • 1.5 teaspoons hot sauce, I used Frank's Red Hot sauce
  • Pinch salt and cracked black pepper
  • 1 large egg


  • skillet


  • Grab a small skillet and over medium heat add 1 tablespoon of butter.
  • Add your mushroom slices and let them begin to brown. Season with salt and cracked black pepper.
  • Add your cooked white rice. I use minute rice and heat it in the microwave before adding it to the pan.
  • Add the liquid amino and hot sauce and combine everything until the rice and mushrooms are well covered.
  • Let the rice get slightly crispy on the bottom of the pan.
  • In a separate pan, fry an egg to your liking.
  • Spoon the rice mixture onto a plate and top with the fried egg. Finish with scallions or extra pepper. Serve and enjoy!