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Brown rice recipes

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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.

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  • Chicken and broccoli on rice in bowl with salsa

    Roast chicken thighs with brown rice & salsa verde

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    How about a healthy, low-calorie roast chicken dinner? Enjoy this tasty meal with benefits like vitamin C from the salsa verde which helps iron absorbtion

  • Tabbouleh salad in bowl topped with hard boiled egg

    Brown rice tabbouleh with eggs & parsley

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    Pack up this tasty rice salad for a healthy vegetarian lunch. It's full of fibre, folate and vitamin C and is topped with protein-rich boiled eggs

  • Quick salmon, preserved lemon & olive pilaf

    Quick salmon, preserved lemon & olive pilaf

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Looking for a quick salmon dish rich in omega-3? This wholesome brown rice pilaf is inspired by Middle Eastern flavours and takes a handful of ingredients

  • Burnt aubergine veggie chilli

    Burnt aubergine veggie chilli

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.531 ratings

    This warming aubergine chilli is low fat and four of your five-a-day. Serve up this smoky spiced supper with brown rice and all your favourite trimmings

  • Brown rice canapé bowl

    Brown rice canapé bowl

    A star rating of 1 out of 5.1 rating

    Leftover canapés at Christmas? No problem. Pile them on top of the brown rice and veg in this low-fat, low-calorie, quick and easy lunch or supper dish

  • Quick & spicy nasi goreng

    Quick & spicy nasi goreng

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.39 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

  • Chunky vegetable & brown rice soup

    Chunky vegetable & brown rice soup

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.6 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

  • Stir-fried Quorn with broccoli & brown rice

    Stir-fry with broccoli & brown rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Combine ready-to-cook vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with super-healthy broccoli, ginger and garlic for a quick, veggie dinner

  • Black bean, tofu & avocado rice bowl

    Black bean, tofu & avocado rice bowl

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 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

  • Herby rice with roasted veg, chickpeas & halloumi

    Herby rice with roasted veg, chickpeas & halloumi

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.115 ratings

    Stir parsley pesto through brown rice and top with onions, peppers, courgettes and chunks of halloumi cheese for a filling vegetarian dinner

  • Kale & salmon kedgeree

    Kale & salmon kedgeree

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • One-pan tikka salmon with jewelled rice

    One-pan tikka salmon with jewelled rice

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.31 ratings

    Marinate salmon with yogurt and curry paste, then cook with brown rice in one pan to steam the fish until tender and flaky

  • Sticky teriyaki salmon rice

    Sticky teriyaki salmon rice

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

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

  • Tofu, butternut & mango curry

    Tofu, butternut & mango curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.27 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

  • Chana masala with spinach and tomatoes

    Chana masala (chickpea curry) with spinach

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.47 ratings

    A superhealthy vegetable-packed curry with chickpeas, spinach and tomatoes. Serve this delicious Indian dish with filling brown basmati rice

  • Prawn, butternut & mango curry

    Prawn, butternut & mango curry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.43 ratings

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

  • Spiced rice pudding with blackberry compote

    Spiced rice pudding with blackberry compote

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg flavour this healthier rice pudding served with a naturally sweetened, chunky berry sauce

  • Squash, mushroom & gorgonzola pilaf

    Squash, mushroom & gorgonzola pilaf

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    Slow cook brown basmati rice in stock and flavour with mushrooms, blue cheese, sage and parsley

  • Squash, mushroom & gorgonzola pilaf

    Squash, mushroom & gorgonzola pilaf

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    Slow cook brown basmati rice in stock and flavour with mushrooms, blue cheese, sage and parsley

  • Japanese-style brown rice

    Japanese-style brown rice

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    A simple healthy side of brown rice served with ginger, garlic, spring onions, soy sauce and soya beans

  • Spring veg & prawn stir-fry

    Spring veg & prawn stir-fry

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

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

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