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Rice recipes

Make a meal of this storecupboard staple by using long grain, basmati or easy cook to make simple dishes like pilaf, salad, stir-fry and one-pots. 

39 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Don't call the Chinese takeaway – make your own egg-fried rice. Use leftover rice, or cook and dry it on a plate before using so it doesn't stick to the wok

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Choose the freshest ingredients for a world-class paella with our ultimate recipe. Serve this classic Spanish seafood dish in the pan to impress your guests

1 hr and 30 mins
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5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Spruce up a simple risotto with pork sausages and fennel for a comforting and flavour-packed midweek meal. It will go down a storm with family and friends

50 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

No Japanese meal is complete without gohan – fluffy, slightly sticky rice. Top this versatile food with pickles, spring onions, nori or katsuobushi flakes

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Find three of your 5-a-day in this quick and easy fried rice, bursting with fresh veg. Fermented foods such as kimchi help to promote good gut bacteria

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Do something different for dinner: top rice and quinoa with prawns, sweet potato, avocado and seaweed to make this stunning Japanese-inspired family dish

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Adapt these arancini rice balls to your liking: add fresh herbs, sundried tomatoes or chopped ham. You can also make the balls from leftover cold risotto

1 hr and 45 mins
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11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Get all your ingredients ready before you start making this rice, eggs and spring greens dish – once you start cooking it can be on the table in 10 mins

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Make cool sushi sweeties for a kid's party and even get little ones involved in making them. Make your own Rice Krispie squares for the base, or buy them

45 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make this kedgeree with our basic lentils recipe, plus wholegrain rice, peas, eggs and haddock. It can be served for brunch, lunch or supper

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
7 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
10 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Try using this spicy, Mexican-style rice in our Brazil nut burritos for lunch or dinner. With a spike of chilli heat, it's proof…

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
68 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this classic Indian dish for deliciously moist lamb with paneer, rice and spinach, all spiced to perfection. Great for casual entertaining

1 hr
Easy
12 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
62 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Prepare and cook our low-calorie vegetarian biryani in just 25 minutes using carrot, cashew nuts and Indian spices. Serve with coriander and dollops of yogurt

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 3.1 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a nostalgic pudding, or a gluten-free alternative to porridge for breakfast. Add natural sweetness with fruit or almonds and a dusting of cinnamon

3 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Eat well at work with two lunchboxes made from the same rice base – one with tuna, the other with feta and beetroot. They're gluten-free and high in protein

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this Spanish paella-style dish with squid ink for dramatic black rice – but if you can't find it, use saffron instead for the more familiar yellow look

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
Healthy
41 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

No need for constant stirring with our low-fat, low-calorie mushroom risotto made in a slow cooker. Sprinkle with parmesan for a comforting veggie meal

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

As well as being tasty, this aubergine and artichoke is low fat, low calorie and cost effective. Make a large batch and eat it cold the next day

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
22 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

When hunger strikes this healthy chicken with rice and peas dish will not only fill you up but provide plenty of nutrients, too, containing three of your five-a-day

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
38 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
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This is a version of the classic Portuguese dish of duck & rice, which uses the fragrant, fatty poaching stock from the duck to cook the rice

2 hrs and 15 mins
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6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Upping the veg and swapping rice for pearl barley makes a hearty winter warmer that's full of flavour and healthy too. Scatter with Parmesan and enjoy!

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
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