Asian Rice Recipe: Taste Asia in Every Bite!

Looking for a tasty side dish to go with your Asian meals? This easy Asian rice recipe is just what you need!

You can pair it with dishes like Asian Steak Bites or Honey Soy Chicken for a delicious meal that’s even better than take-out. This rice is so tasty, that even picky eaters will love it. Give it a try next time you’re cooking Asian food!

This Asian Rice recipe creates a flavorful, moist, and tender rice dish that cooks in just 30 minutes. It’s super easy to make and makes a delicious side for any meal!

Asian rice recipe

Asian Rice Recipe

This Asian rice makes rice taste even better with its delicious savory flavor. It's a great side dish to have with grilled meats or fish. This rice dish is packed with flavor! It's now a regular in my kitchen. It doesn't take much extra time to make this rice compared to plain rice, but it's totally worth it. Adding a couple more ingredients makes a big difference in how tasty it is.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6
Calories 235 kcal


  •  Big pot or pan
  • Something to cover the pot
  • Spoon or spatula for stirring
  • Knife


  • 3 cups Chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cups Jasmine rice
  • 1 tbp Low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil
  • ½ cup Frozen peas Optional
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt if needed
  • 2 Green onions thinly sliced


  • Bring the chicken stock and jasmine rice to a boil in a big pot.
  • Reduce the heat, cover, and let it simmer for about 18 minutes until the rice is cooked.
  • Once it’s done, mix in the soy sauce and sesame oil.
  • If you want, add the frozen peas and stir until they’re heated through.
  • Taste it and add salt if you think it needs it, then sprinkle with green onions.
  • Keep it covered until you’re ready to eat.


  • Frozen peas: If you like peas, toss them in. They add some colour and extra flavour to the rice.
  • Sesame oil: This oil adds a nutty taste to the rice, making it extra yummy.
  • Kosher salt: Just a little sprinkle if needed. It enhances the flavours without being too salty.
  • Low-sodium soy sauce: Adds a bit of salty flavour to the rice. It’s not too salty, so it’s perfect for seasoning.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories235 kcal

What Kind of Rice is Used in Asian Cooking?

What Kind of Rice is Used in Asian Cooking?

Jasmine rice is a popular choice because it goes well with many tasty sauces, like soy sauce and sesame oil. It’s perfect for fried rice or curry dishes.

What Dishes Can You Eat With Asian Rice?

These dishes taste great with Asian rice and make a yummy meal.

1. Egg Drop Soup or Hot and Sour Soup

2. Chicken & Broccoli

3. Moo Shu Pork (or Chicken)

4. Beef & Broccoli

5. Thai Basil Chicken

6. Sesame Noodles with Broccoli and Almonds

7. Black Pepper Chicken

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