Brown rice

Brown rice recipes

28 Recipes

Make the most of wholegrain or brown rice in BBC Good Food's highest-rated recipes, including pilafs, rice salads and side dishes that will steal the show.

Quick & spicy nasi goreng

4.125

(10 ratings)

Save on the washing up with this speedy supper for one, with wholesome ingredients like Chinese cabbage and brown rice, finished with a fried egg
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chunky vegetable & brown rice soup

3.125

(2 ratings)

Brown rice makes this vitamin-packed soup a great low-GI option. If you've got leftovers, serve it puréed the next day for a change...
  • 1 hour and 8 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Stir-fry with broccoli & brown rice

3.75

(2 ratings)

Combine ready-to-cook vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with super-healthy broccoli, ginger and garlic for a quick, veggie dinner
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Black bean, tofu & avocado rice bowl

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Mix up your midweek meals with this vegetarian Mexican brown rice and grilled tofu dinner - swap for chunks of chorizo to make it meaty
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Kale & salmon kedgeree

3.75

(3 ratings)

Packed full of heart-healthy brown rice, oily fish and turmeric, this curried classic makes a brilliant brunch, lunch or supper
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Sticky teriyaki salmon rice

4.5

(10 ratings)

A simple solo supper with Asian flavours. Serve marinated, grilled fish on a bed of brown basmati rice with coriander and lime
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Tofu, butternut & mango curry

4.204545

(11 ratings)

Master the art of cooking tofu and whip up this vegetarian curry with coconut milk and lemongrass. Serve with nutty brown or wild rice
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chana masala (chickpea curry) with spinach

4.04412

(17 ratings)

A superhealthy vegetable-packed curry with chickpeas, spinach and tomatoes. Serve this delicious Indian dish with filling brown basmati rice
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Prawn, butternut & mango curry

4.25926

(27 ratings)

A light coconut-based curry flavoured with coriander, turmeric, cumin and lime. Serve with brown or wild basmati rice
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Squash, mushroom & gorgonzola pilaf

4.035715

(14 ratings)

Slow cook brown basmati rice in stock and flavour with mushrooms, blue cheese, sage and parsley
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Squash, mushroom & gorgonzola pilaf

4.035715

(14 ratings)

Slow cook brown basmati rice in stock and flavour with mushrooms, blue cheese, sage and parsley
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Japanese-style brown rice

3.75

(3 ratings)

A simple healthy side of brown rice served with ginger, garlic, spring onions, soy sauce and soya beans
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spring veg & prawn stir-fry

5

(1 rating)

A quick and tasty stir-fry, perfect after a long day at work - you can prepare the rice ahead, if you like
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Thai fried rice with prawns & peas

4.857145

(7 ratings)

Similar to pad Thai but with better-for-you brown rice, this Asian shellfish pot with egg, coriander and peas is filling and fresh
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Zingy salmon & brown rice salad

4.602275

(22 ratings)

This summery recipe has the ideal combination of slow-releasing carbs, lean protein and heart-friendly fats
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spiced vegetable pilaf

3.8125

(8 ratings)

Get four of your five-a-day in one colourful bowl. Vary the veg according to what's in season
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

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