Bowl of sweet potato and vegetable curry with rice

Family rice recipes

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.

18 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
16 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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155 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
53 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 

20 mins
Easy

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.

29 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Keep the kids happy with this sticky barbecue chicken dish

50 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Disguise vegetables and make this healthy veggie risotto for kids

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
51 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

28 mins
Easy
Healthy
313 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
64 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
27 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
11 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
18 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
46 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
235 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A fast and easy meal filled with Mediterranean holiday flavours

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
22 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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