84 Awesome Rice Recipes

84 Awesome Rice Recipes - Appetizers, Side Dishes, Main Entrees, Desserts and MORE. Turn basic rice into an amazing meal!

Rice is such a simple ingredient – a basic staple in almost every pantry in the world. Whether it is brown or white, instant or needing a good soak, long grain or short, wild, sticky, jasmine, basmati – there are endless possibilities for this unassuming grain. It is great plain or with a bit of butter and salt. But it takes no special skills to dress up this basic ingredient into something truly astounding.

Here I have collected amazing recipes for any appetite. Every one of them features rice as one of the main ingredients, and every one of them is a super star. From appetizers to side dishes, main entrees to desserts, turn your cheap rice into the star of your meal.


Basic Rice

How to Cook Rice Perfectly by Fine Cooking

How to Make Perfect Brown Rice Every Time by Skinny Taste

How to Make Classic Rice Pilaf by A Family Feast

How to Cook Brown Rice in the Microwave by Steamy Kitchen

Classic Stove Top Method for Perfect White Rice by Martha Stewart

Infused Style Rice Recipes

Lemon Rice by Taste of Home

Poblano Rice by Food Network

Lemon Mint Rice by Martha Stewart

Coconut Ginger Rice by Awesome Cuisine

Saffron Rice by Food.com

Dill Rice by My Recipes

Orange Rice by Taste of Home

Fragrant Rice with Clove by Masala Herb

 Southern Style Rice Recipes

Southern Red Rice with Shrimp by Deep South Dish

Makeover Shrimp Rice Casserole by Taste of Home

Louisiana Red Beans and Rice by Taste of Home

Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole by Deep South Dish

Southwestern Rice by Taste of Home

Black Beans and Rice by Food Network

Asian Style Rice Recipes

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Brown Rice by Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

Herbed Brown Rice Mujadarra by Bon Appetit

Curried Rice with Shrimp by Real Simple

Cashew Chicken with Brown Rice by The Power of Family Meals

Rice with Squid by Que Rica Vida

Curry, Lentil and Brown Rice Casserole by Betty Crocker

Latin Style Rice Recipes

Fiesta Rice Salad by Spoonful

Mexican Rice Casserole by Spoonful

Brown Rice Vegetable Paella by Fat Free Vegan

Chicken Fried Brown Rice by Southern Plate

Mexican Rice by Food.com

Corn, Rice and Bean Burritos by Taste of Home

Corny Rice by Taste of Home

Restaurant Style Mexican Rice by The Kitchn

Chipotle Sweet Potato and Brown Rice Egg Skillet by Naturally Ella

Shrimp Fajita Rice Bowl by Turning the Clock Back

Rice with Tomatoes, Olives and Pine Nuts by Que Rica Vida

Peruvian Style Rice with Seafood by Que Rica Vida

Italian Beef and Rice Skillet by Betty Crocker

Dessert Style Rice Recipes

Vanilla Rice Pudding by Real Food Real Deals

Arroz Con Leche by Taste of Home

Rice Pudding by Tide and Thyme

Peppermint Cheesecake Rice Pudding by Something Swanky

Rice Cantaloupe Yogurt Breakfast Bowl by Masala Herb

Greek Rice Pudding by My Greek Dish

Pumpkin Rice Pudding by Food Network

Lightened Rice Pudding by Delish

Rice Pudding with Pomegranate by Heather’s French Press

Rice Pudding with Chai Spices by Bon Appetit

Easiest Rice Pudding by Yahoo Shine

Brown Betty’s Custardy Rice Pudding by The Culinary Life

Warm Coconut Rice Pudding by My Recipes

Cherry Amaretto Rice Pudding by The Law Student’s Wife

Slow Cooker Coconut Brown Rice Pudding by Food Network

Champorado (Chocolate Coconut Sticky Rice) by Pinch of Yum

Creme Brulee Rice Pudding by Mother Nature Network

Banana Rice Pudding Treats by Martha Stewart

Rice with Red Bean Paste, Walnuts and Currants by Serious Eats

Traditional Style Rice Recipes!

Creamy Cauliflower Garlic Rice by Pinch of Yum

Creamy Chicken Rice Soup by Taste of Home

Lemony Herbed Rice by Taste of Home

Cheesy Zucchini Rice by Buns in My Oven

Glazed Salmon with Broccoli Rice by Real Simple

Rice Primavera by All the Cooks

Squash Rice by Homegrown & Healthy

Cheesy Confetti Rice by Kneaded Creations

Turkey, Kale and Brown Rice Soup by Food Network

Cheeseburger Rice by 5 Dollar Dinners

Tuna and Rice by Stockpiling Moms

Zucchini Rice Muffins by Kitchen Stewardship

Rice Burgers by Cookpad


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Katie Reed

Katie Reed

Katie Reed is a 38 year old mom blogger from Salt Lake City, UT. She is married to the man of her dreams and together they have four beautiful boys. Dexter is 9, Daniel is 7, Chester is 5 and Wilder is 2. She writes about living with mental health issues while navigating motherhood. Her blog focuses on tips and tricks for moms, information and parenting news, kid-friendly recipes and crafts. She loves to reflect on the humorous side of parenthood and shares the reality of her life, with a "warts and all" attitude.

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