Best Rice Recipes in the Cook Eat World

The world loves rice! It’s a food staple for over 3.5 billion people, so as you’d imagine there’s a whole world of flavour and delight to explore. Here are my best 10 rice inspired dishes at cookeatblog.com

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Rice is loved across the globe, from Asia to Africa, Europe to The Americas people have cultivated, cooked and innovated exciting dishes featuring the most humble of ingredients. I just love rice – I’d say it’s my most eaten staple at home. Rice is versatile and can be a vehicle for other flavours or star player, front and centre stage. It has a mind-bending amount of uses. I just love discovering new and interesting ways to feature rice and I could happily spend the rest of my life never repeating a meal.

Do you love rice as much as we do at cookeatblog.com? Here are my top rice recipes – 10 of the dishes I cook regularly that feature rice (or rice products)! Which one is your favourite? Be sure to let me know.

Lu Rou Fan (Taiwanese Braised Pork Rice Bowl)

This Taiwanese Lu Rou Fan rice bowl features meltingly tender pork belly in a fragrant sauce like nothing else. The sauce covers simple fluffy rice - a splendid way to season the whole dish to perfection. Topped off with a boiled egg this dish is purely delicious.
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Supplì (Italian Rice Balls)

Crunchy, creamy, cheesy. All the C words!! Leftover risotto (if there is such a thing) is formed into little balls and stuffed with a mozzarella surprise, then coated in breadcrumbs and deep fried. These little Italian morsels are as tasty as they are ingenious. Bellissimo!
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Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice

The alluring and addictive flavours of Korean kimchi are put to excellent use in this truly amazing rice dish. Kimchi fried rice is an institution in Korea and you really ought to take a few minutes to make a batch for yourself. You'll be in rice heaven.
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Taiwanese Turkey Rice with Forbidden Rice

Taiwanese Turkey Rice with Forbidden Rice

Taiwan offers up a wonderfully simple and flavourful rice bowl in the form of this much treasured turkey rice bowl. Tender turkey is laid on top of back (forbidden) rice and a rich, flavourful broth poured over everything. And dare you sprinkle over crunchy Turkey skins? You most definitely SHOULD!
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Vietnamese Bun Cha Vermicelli Salad

Vietnamese Bun Cha Vermicelli Salad

Experience the flavours of Vietnam with these juicy little pork meatballs served with fresh pickles and salad over soft rice noodles. It's a perfect combination of meaty, sweet, salt and soft rice noodles. A healthy way to enjoy any mealtime.
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Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani

A biryani is a celebration of rice like no other. Layers of wonderfully spiced chicken in yoghurt topped by fragrant, fluffy, buttery basmati rice - then finished with earthy, sweet caramelised onion. It's a dish fit for royalty. Are you ready to be king or queen for a day!?
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Moroccan Silverbeet with Rice

Moroccan Silverbeet with Rice

For a celebration of flavour and texture, this wonderfully spiced pilaf has all the subtle flavour of superfood kale/silverbeet. It's a fragrant, earthy combination with the soft, fluffy rice. An amazing side dish to serve at any Middle Eastern Inspired table.
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Fennel Risotto

Fennel Risotto

Rich, creamy and luxurious. This fragrant fennel risotto has a subtle and light aniseed note in a rich, creamy sauce. As risottos go this is a dreamy, light and bright Italian classic.
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Chinese Oxtail Noodle Soup

Chinese Oxtail Noodle Soup

A rich lip-sticking broth, brimming over with flavour, colour and life-giving goodness. A rich, hearty and warming soup with light, rice noodles and meltingly tender oxtail. A marvellous restorative soup any time of the year.
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Chicken Katsudon - チキンカツ丼

Katsudon is on the top of my list when I'm in the game for a hearty, filling rice bowl. Japan's ingenious dish involves all manner of favourites in one bowl. Rice, of course but also crunchy/soggy chicken cutlets and soft, fragrant egg! Died and gone to heaven.
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