Rice with Edamame & Sea Greens

Number of Servings: 4 (214 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 40 min.

Seaweed brings two key things to a dish: a wide variety of nutrients and a pleasant bit of natural salt. Pairing it with rice and edamame produces a filling dish that your tongue will delight in eating.


  • 1½ cups short-grain brown rice
  • 4 dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 cup hot water
  • ½ cup dried hijiki, wakame, or kombu seaweed
  • ½ small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. dark sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 cup shelled edamame

    Optional Garnishes*:

    • Toasted sesame seeds


  1. Place rice in a pot with a lid; cover with water 1″ above rice. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer (20 minutes).
  2. Soak shiitake mushrooms in hot water. In another bowl, cover seaweed with warm water, and soak. When mushrooms are soft, drain and reserve mushroom water. Roughly chop shiitakes and seaweed, and add reserved mushroom water to rice.
  3. Add shiitakes, seaweed, onion, sesame seeds, sesame oil, soy sauce, and edamame to rice; continue to cook until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed (about 15 minutes), stirring occasionally (you don’t want it to be soupy or dry). Garnish with toasted sesame seeds, if desired. Serve hot or at room temperature.

*Optional garnishes have not been included in the rating of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 214 g

Amount per serving
Calories 395
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.5g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 465mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 54g
Protein 13g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
Calcium 122.4mg 10%
Iron 3.7mg 20%
Potassium 415mg 8%
Vitamin A 23mcg 2%
Vitamin C 9.8mg 10%
Vitamin E 0.5mg 6%
Vitamin K 0.5mcg 0%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 5.2mg 30%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 26.3mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 2.3mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.9mg 40%
Phosphorus 229.7mg 20%
Iodine 800.2mcg 530%
Magnesium 146.5mg 35%
Zinc 1.9mg 20%
Selenium 18.4mcg 35%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 2.8mg 120%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.7mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Short Grain Brown Rice, Water, Shelled Edamame (soybeans), Onion, Low Sodium Soy Sauce (water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Lactic Acid, Sodium Benzoate: Less Than 1/10th Of 1% As A Preservative), Shiitake Mushrooms, Sesame Oil, Wakame, Sesame Seeds.

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