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Healthy rice recipes

43 Recipes

Rice needn’t be boring. You can make a wide range of delicious, healthy midweek meals from around the world. Pick from risottos, curries, pilafs or paellas.

Zingy salmon & brown rice salad

4.592595

(27 ratings)

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

Green rice with beetroot & apple salsa

0

(0 ratings)

Why not make this healthy rice salad the night before to save time when you're in a rush? We've added walnuts to the salsa as they're rich in essential omega-3 fats...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Congee with soy eggs

5

(1 rating)

This savoury, Asian version of our much loved porridge contains rice and meaty chicken stock to flavour the broth, and makes a wonderful breakfast or comforting dinner
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lamb dopiaza with broccoli rice

4.875

(8 ratings)

Simple and delicious, this low-fat curry is full of good-for-you ingredients, including lean lamb, prebiotic onions and fibre-rich lentils
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Butternut squash pilaf

4.166665

(6 ratings)

This rice-based recipe makes a delicious vegetarian dinner option or flavour-packed side dish, with butternut squash, tagine spices and crispy onions
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky paprika seafood rice

5

(1 rating)

Savoury smoked paprika gives a real lift to this healthy yet impressive paella-style dish with prawns, baby squid and mussels
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cauliflower rice

4.5

(16 ratings)

Pulse cauliflower in a food processor to make cauliflower couscous or an easy rice-like side dish that's much lower GI and ready in just 10 minutes...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pandan steamed rice

5

(1 rating)

Pandan is a tropical leaf also called screwpine leaf, used to add a fragrant, slight sweetness - great for complimenting curries
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Wild rice with orange & fennel

4

(1 rating)

This zingy rice side dish combines bold flavours of orange, fennel and coriander - a great accompaniment to grilled meat or fish
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chinese poached chicken & rice

4.75

(8 ratings)

A healthy Asian-inspired dish ideal for an easy dinner. Use the leftovers to make our cold chicken noodle salad for the next day.
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Kedgeree with poached egg

4.1875

(16 ratings)

This curried fish and rice dish is suitable for brunch, breakfast or a main course at dinnertime. Replace traditional boiled eggs with poached
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Squash, mushroom & gorgonzola pilaf

4.133335

(15 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

4

(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

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