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
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
These work as well on the Thanksgiving table as they do on a meatless Monday.

Master Recipe: Brown Rice

Rating: 3.62 stars
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
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.

Customizable Vegetable Soup

Use our choose-your-own-adventure formula to make a big batch of soup starring any vegetables you please. Use vegetable broth or water to make it vegetarian, and omit the Parmesan to make it vegan. Check out our step-by-step guide.

Perfect White Rice in a Rice Cooker

Rating: 3.39 stars
You want perfect rice every time without watching the pot? That's easy—put a rice cooker to work. All you do is combine rice and water in the cooker and turn it on. When it's done, fluff rice and serve this crowd-pleasing side dish.

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.

Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Rating: 3.31 stars
This nostalgic dish evokes the Old School casseroles your grandmother used to makebut in easy mode to make it quick, delicious, and great for a weeknight. Rotisserie chicken and precooked rice (or leftover rice) are combined with easy-prep veggies and baked with a flour-thickened broth that has a little sour cream added for creaminess.

Bean Burritos

Rating: 3.34 stars
Stock your freezer with these healthy single-serving dinners (or hearty lunches).

Baked Salmon Sushi

There's no raw fish in these easy sushi rolls—just succulent, perfectly cooked salmon and plenty of fresh vegetables. For our food editor's tips on how to roll like a pro, see How to Make Sushi at Home.

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.

Easiest Rice Pudding

Rating: 3.24 stars

The starch in Arborio rice -- typically used for risotto -- makes this pudding extra creamy.