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Leftover rice recipes

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Make the most of leftover rice with our simple and speedy recipes. Use up this storecupboard staple in salads, one pots and egg-fried rice dishes.

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  • Whip-round-the-fridge rice

    Whip-round-the-fridge rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    This recipe is great for using up leftovers. Feel free to bung anything in - it's always delicious

  • Fried rice with vegetables in a pot

    Quick fried rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.73 ratings

    Our egg-fried rice recipe with peas, bacon and mushrooms is a great way to use leftovers. Ready in under 15 minutes, it makes a super-speedy one-pan supper

  • Chicken fried rice in bowls with fork

    Chicken fried rice

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.61 ratings

    This thrifty Asian-inspired one-pot recipe uses up leftover rice and chicken, plus it contains child-friendly mild spice and plenty of vegetables

  • Korean rice pot

    Korean rice pot

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    A one pot rice dish is a fab way to use up leftovers - this one combines healthy veg and turkey, topped with fried egg

  • Barney's Monday night rice

    Barney's Monday night rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.103 ratings

    Throw together a tasty supper in less than thirty minutes with the Sunday roast leftovers

  • Help-yourself tuna rice salad

    Help-yourself tuna rice salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.82 ratings

    Ideal for busy households, this hearty salad keeps well in the fridge for up to three days, ready to be spooned into a bowl whenever you're peckish

  • Speedy spicy turkey rice

    Speedy spicy turkey rice

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Put your leftover Christmas turkey and ham to good use with this super fast egg-fried rice

  • Fried rice with egg & ginger

    Fried rice with egg & ginger

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.21 ratings

    John Torode's delicious egg fried rice is dotted with juicy prawns and makes a great addition to a Chinese feast

  • Korean-style fried rice

    Korean-style fried rice

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    This speedy Korean dish is super satisfying and a great way to use up leftover cooked rice - it's full of iron too

  • Spicy vegetable egg fried rice

    Spicy vegetable egg fried rice

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.11 ratings

    Spice up your rice with this easy recipe and feel free to mix things up with different veg

  • Veggie egg-fried rice

    Veggie egg-fried rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.17 ratings

    A quick and healthy recipe suitable for vegetarians

  • Smoked salmon rice salad

    Smoked salmon rice salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Have some leftover smoked fish on your hands? Create this light and fresh Asian-style salad with a chilli and sesame dressing

  • Spicy chicken rice

    Spicy chicken rice

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    A simple, low-fat, mid-week dish that's perfect when you are rushed for time but need to feed the family

  • Chinese poached chicken & rice

    Chinese poached chicken & rice

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 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.

  • Egg fried rice with prawns & peas

    Egg fried rice with prawns & peas

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.43 ratings

    Make your own takeaway favourite with this Chinese-style rice one pot flavoured with soy and chilli

  • Coconut rice

    Coconut rice

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    A make-ahead basmati side dish with mild coconut flavours. Delicious served alongside curries at a party

  • Speedy prawn pilaf

    Speedy prawn pilaf

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    There is more to your microwave than reheating leftovers – try this low fat almost-instant meal

  • Chicken burrito with Mexican-style rice and beans

    Chicken burrito

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.32 ratings

    Use up leftover chicken in these easy toasted wraps, filled with spiced Mexican-style rice and beans. Swap for ham, beef or pork if you prefer

  • Curried chicken & cashew rice

    Curried chicken & cashew rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.33 ratings

    Whip up a curry in next to no time - perfect for those evenings when you're too tired to be in the kitchen for long

  • 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

  • Speedy prawn fried rice

    Speedy prawn fried rice

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Perfect for a Monday night when the last thing you want to do is cook, this rice dish is both filling and healthy

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