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Family rice recipes

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Family midweek meals are sorted with these easy kid-friendly rice recipes. We've got everything from speedy egg-fried rice and paella to comforting risottos and curries.

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  • Chicken, sweet potato & pea curry served in a bowl

    Chicken, sweet potato & pea curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.18 ratings

    Serve this family-friendly chicken curry with rice or roti. It's tasty and healthy, containing four of your 5-a-day. Add extra korma paste for added spice

  • Eggy fried rice

    Eggy fried rice

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.16 ratings

    Introduce your kids to Chinese food with this tasty, quick, rice recipe

  • Oven-baked Thai chicken rice

    Oven-baked Thai chicken rice

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.157 ratings

    A fuss-free family meal that will you'll want to make again and again, with a lovely coconut taste

  • Salmon egg-fried rice

    Salmon egg-fried rice

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.54 ratings

    An omega-3 rich, family friendly simple salmon supper. Let the kids choose how much heat they like by serving hot sauce on the table alongside

  • Boiled white rice

    How to cook rice

    Learn how to cook basmati rice for perfect, fluffy results with an easy video guide from the BBC Good Food cookery team. All you need is a saucepan with a lid, a colander and a fork.

  • Bowl of egg fried rice with prawns

    Egg fried rice with prawns

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.29 ratings

    This delicious Asian supper is faster, healthier and cheaper than a takeaway - ready in a super-quick 20 minutes

  • BBQ chicken with corn rice

    BBQ chicken with corn rice

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.21 ratings

    Keep the kids happy with this sticky barbecue chicken dish

  • Creamy veggie risotto

    Creamy veggie risotto

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.21 ratings

    Disguise vegetables and make this healthy veggie risotto for kids

  • Turkey chilli & rice tacos

    Turkey chilli & rice tacos

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

    These Mexican corn tortilla shells are filled with chilli con carne made with healthy and thrifty turkey mince

  • Pineapple fried rice served in a large dish

    Pineapple fried rice

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.26 ratings

    Add chunks of fresh pineapple to fried rice to transform it into something special. Serve on its own for a family dinner, or as part of a Chinese banquet

  • Chicken, veg and rice bowl served with lemon wedges

    Chicken & veg bowl

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make this colourful chicken, brown rice and vegetable dish for the whole family. With avocado, edamame beans, sweetcorn and carrots, it's not only tasty, but healthy too

  • Chicken & chickpea rice served in a bowl

    Chicken & chickpea rice

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Cook our quick and easy chicken rice pot as a speedy midweek supper for the whole family. If the kids turn their noses up at chickpeas, try adding peas

  • Special fried rice with prawns & chorizo

    Special fried rice with prawns & chorizo

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.52 ratings

    A fusion dish that merges Spanish paella with Asian egg fried rice - a great way to get kids to eat vegetables

  • Easiest ever paella

    Easiest ever paella

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.318 ratings

    Think paella's too much of a challenge? Think again, this easy recipe makes it foolproof and is full of fantastic flavour

  • Prawn tikka masala served with rice

    Prawn tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.68 ratings

    Forget a takeaway and tuck into a midweek meal that will please the whole family with our easy, low calorie prawn tikka masala. Serve with naan breads

  • Nice 'n' spicy savoury rice

    Nice 'n' spicy savoury rice

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.27 ratings

    Introduce children to spices by getting them to cook this easy rice dish

  • Simple sushi

    Simple sushi

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.11 ratings

    Kids can help with this Japanese dish. They can help cook the sticky rice and then roll and assemble the pieces with their preferred ingredients

  • Summer courgette risotto

    Vegan courgette risotto

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.37 ratings

    This fresh vegan one-pot supper makes the most of the season's fresh produce - plus it's a great way to get kids to eat their veg

  • Mexican-style stuffed peppers served on a plate

    Mexican-style stuffed peppers

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.23 ratings

    Stuff peppers with rice and black beans, then top with chilli cheese and fresh guacamole for an easy family meal. If the kids don't like spice, use a mild cheese instead

  • Golden squash & sausage risotto

    Sausage & squash risotto

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.47 ratings

    Sneak more veg into kids' diets with this easy, tasty rice dish - mash the sweet butternut squash if your little one doesn't like bits

  • Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

    Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.237 ratings

    A fast and easy meal filled with Mediterranean holiday flavours

  • Mexican supper pot

    Mexican supper pot

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Help your kids learn to cook, with this simple one pot tasty meal - serve with tortilla chips for a hands-on meal

  • Pork ragout with carrots & cumin

    Pork ragout with carrots & cumin

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Kids will enjoy the sweet flavours from the carrots and raisins in this dish, and everyone will love the warm, mild spices

  • Prawn fried rice served in a frying pan

    Prawn fried rice

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    Make this easy Asian-inspired dish in just 30 minutes. It's healthy and low in calories but big on flavour, making it perfect for a speedy family supper

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