These best-of-the-best rice recipes include everything from delicious fried rice recipes to savory coconut rice, sticky rice, even rice salad. Colourful and fragrant, my rice recipes are sure to please your taste-buds and your senses. Serve as a side dish or the main event - either way they'll make any meal especially delicious. ENJOY!
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Learn how to make perfect steamed white rice without actually having to steam it! An easy step-by-step recipe that will free you forever from slavery to your rice cooker!
Pineapple Rice is the signature dish of Thailand, normally served in a carved-out pineapple. But even served straight out of the wok, I find this to be one of the tastiest fried rice recipes I've ever tried. And it isn't difficult to make - this easy Thai recipe will have you cooking and enjoying this heavenly treat in no time.
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This vegetarian version of classic Thai Heavenly Pineapple Fried rice is just as delicious in every way. Thai jasmine rice
is fried up with chunks of pineapple, plus cashews, peas, and currents with a curry-flavored broth. Includes cooking tips to create perfect fried rice everytime!
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In this fried rice recipe, fresh or frozen shrimp are quickly stir-fried with garlic and onions. Add the cooked rice, a couple of eggs, frozen peas, plus my own special Thai sauce, and you have a fried rice recipe that is sure to please everyone. A great way to use leftover rice - and leftover roasted chicken can also be added if you have some taking up space in the refrigerator. Add chili if you like it spicy. Delicious!
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This sticky rice recipe is simple to make and oh so delicious! A meal unto itself, this Thai Sticky Rice with Pork & Mushrooms is a savory dish that is similar to fried rice, except it has a wonderfully chewy texture that even kids enjoy.
Coconut rice makes a terrific accompaniment to many Thai dishes, such as fish and curries. Although you can make coconut rice in a rice cooker, this recipe teaches you how to make it the old fashioned way - in a pot on the stove. Quick and easy, this coconut rice recipe will come in handy for those times when you want to make dinner extra special without going to a lot of extra work. Coconut rice also makes a great side dish to take to a potluck or an Asian-themed dinner party.
Coconut Rice makes a deliciously easy side dish that can be served with a variety of dishes such as curries, stir-fried vegetables, plus fish and seafood mains. This easy coconut rice recipe is made in a rice cooker (for coconut rice made in a pot on your stove, see link within this recipe). All you need is some rice, coconut milk, water and salt! This coconut rice recipe also pairs beautifully with Indian food dishes. ENJOY!
If you like coconut rice, try this delicious Thai coconut saffron rice recipe. Instead of choosing between saffron rice and coconut rice, I've combined the two into one recipe. The result is a beautifully golden rice that tastes wonderful and is great to serve company or take to a dinner party or potluck.
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This Yellow Rice Recipe turns out beautifully golden and very fragrant. While yellow rice is often made with saffron, it can easily be made with turmeric instead, a spice which also has incredible health benefits (in Thailand, turmeric is known as 'poor man's saffron'). Yellow rice can be found across a number of cultures, including Thailand and India, and is a wonderful companion for curries of all kinds as well as seafood, fish, and even chicken dishes. Also makes a nice side dish to any meal - wonderful to serve guests!
This simple, yet wonderful recipe for Chicken Fried Rice will please everyone at your table. It's easy to make and just as tasty as the fried rice you'll get at your favorite Asian restaurant. If you happen to have 'old' rice (leftover from other meals), fried rice is the perfect way to use it up; but even freshly-made rice makes for great fried rice when fried up in the right way and with the right sauces. This recipe will teach you how to do just that, so your fried rice tastes as light and flavorful as it possibly can. Give it a try!