Poached Eggs With Greens and Brown Rice

Poached Eggs With Greens and Brown Rice

If you’ve never cooked poached eggs before, this recipe for poached eggs with greens and brown rice is a fantastic first foray into poached egg territory.

This versatile recipe can be a savory breakfast, lunch, or dinner, but it’s best suited as a breakfast grain bowl.

The creamy egg yolks make an ideal sauce that gently coats the wilted spinach and bok choy and blends beautifully with the Asian-inspired flavors.

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Poached Eggs with Greens and Brown Rice

This healthy Poached Egg Grain Bowl features fresh spinach and bok choy, cooked brown rice, green onion, and an Asian-inspired seasoning.

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 227 kcal
Author Beachbody


  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ tsp. olive oil
  • 4 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 cup chopped baby bok choy
  • tsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • Ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • 1 thinly sliced green onion


  1. Bring water to boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add vinegar; reduce heat to maintain a gentle boil. 

  2. Place one egg into a small bowl. Hold bowl close to the water’s surface and slip the egg into the water, repeat with remaining egg; cook for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until whites are completely set. Gently lift eggs out of water. Set aside. Keep warm.

  3. Heat olive oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Add spinach and bok choy; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes or until wilted.

  5. Add soy sauce and sesame oil; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute, or until well mixed. Set aside.

  6. Evenly divide brown rice between two serving bowls. Top with spinach mixture, one egg, pepper (if desired), and green onion. 

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Poached Eggs with Greens and Brown Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 227 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 186mg62%
Sodium 286mg12%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 11g22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
1 Green
½ Red
1 Yellow
½ tsp.

2B Mindset Plate It!
Enjoy as part breakfast with bonus veggies. Add more veggies for a great lunch.

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