Rice Recipes

A staple in world cuisines, you're certain to find quality rice recipes among this expansive list. Pair brown rice with roasted chicken, make a quick veggie fried-rice, or host wild rice in a simple soup—the options are endless.

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Perfect White Rice

Rating: 3.64 stars
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Make perfect white rice every time with this recipe from "Martha Stewart's Cooking School."

Fried Rice with Chinese-Style Sausage

Sweet Chinese sausage browns quickly and adds just the right amount of richness to this one-pan supper.

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Mushrooms and Rice

Rating: 3.44 stars
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These work as well on the Thanksgiving table as they do on a meatless Monday.

Master Recipe: Brown Rice

Rating: 3.62 stars
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Unlike white rice, brown rice retains the nutritious bran and germ covering of the rice grain. This gives it a chewy texture, a nutty aroma, and plenty of essential nutrients. Follow our tried-and-true formula for perfectly fluffy brown rice every time.

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

The old-fashioned version of this soup takes hours to prepare. Here, we've cut down the cooking time by using canned broth and boneless, skinless chicken thighs for an easy, family-friendly soup perfect for lunch or dinner.

Cilantro-Lime Rice

Rating: 3.35 stars
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A stir-in of cilantro and lime juice transforms plain cooked rice into a lively side that's an ideal accompaniment for Mexican main dishes, such as Chicken Fajita Tostadas.

Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and Feta

In this fresh take on tabbouleh, trade bulgur for brown rice, then toss with heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, mint, and feta. A couple spoonfuls of sherry vinegar tie it all together.

Chicken Kabsa

Considered the national dish of Saudi Arabia, this spiced chicken-and-rice dinner couldn't have a more beautiful presentation—it's served with fried almonds and raisins, parsley sprigs, and a citrusy yogurt sauce.

Cajun Jambalaya

One way to distinguish between Cajun and Creole jambalaya: Traditional Cajun cooking doesn't include tomatoes. It does contain plenty of thyme, paprika, and oregano for a flavorful dinner.

One-Pan Cuban Chicken with Rice and Beans

Juicy roast chicken thighs are paired with our take on moros y cristianos, the Cuban version of rice and beans, in this easy dinner recipe.

Japanese Fried Rice

The seductively savory combination of soy sauce, sake, butter, and garlic seasons this chicken-and-egg fried rice. It's a complete meal that the whole family will devour. Day-old rice works best in this recipe, so plan ahead.

Summer Beef-and-Rice Casserole

Rating: 3.42 stars
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This quick-cooking casserole has a rich beef-and-rice filling, a colorful layer of zucchini, and a crisp breadcrumb topping. (Save even more time by using the sauce from Gnocchi with Quick Meat Sauce.)
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Inspiration and Ideas

20 Delicious Ways to Eat Brown Rice

Take another look at brown rice: It's nutritious, delicious, and, as the recipes here show, endlessly versatile. Learn how to take your brown rice to another level and enjoy it as a dinner entrée, family-friendly side, vegan main, or even for breakfast or dessert.

Saffron Risotto with Shrimp and Peas

Plump shrimp and fresh spring peas make a delicious duo in this lemony risotto, while a pinch of saffron gives it a striking golden hue.