Simple Rice Recipes: 31 Chicken and Rice Recipes, Rice Pudding Recipes, and More


Simple Rice Recipes: 31 Chicken and Rice Recipes, Rice Pudding Recipes, and More

Get out that rice from the pantry 'cause we're about to get cookin'! Our collection of Simple Rice Recipes: 31 Chicken and Rice Recipes, Rice Pudding Recipes, and More is full of new, interesting ways to work rice into your daily menu. It's such a budget-friendly ingredient that it's easier to feed the whole family when you've got rice on board! From dinner to dessert, check out the array of easy rice recipes we've got in store.

Chicken and Rice Recipes

Chicken and Rice Pot   "Don't Peek" Chicken

Chicken and Rice Pot: To give this recipe that fresh garden taste, we like to add sliced fresh mushrooms and maybe some fresh basil, rosemary, or dill. It's an easy, make-ahead meal, so there's no fussing at dinnertime. This chicken and rice dinner recipe is sure to become a classic for your entire family, especially since it's just so darn easy to put together!


"Don't Peek" Chicken: It doesn't get much easier than this one-pot "Don't Peek Chicken" recipe. You've only got one dish to clean tonight and remember, don't peek while this is cooking -- it'll be worth the wait! This easy chicken casserole recipe is definitely a keeper 'cause it's great for company or your family during the week. Freeze the leftovers for lunch! 

Slow Cooked Chicken and Rice


Chicken Cacciatore One Pot

Slow Cooked Chicken and Rice: Slow Cooked Chicken and Rice is a hearty one-pot casserole that'll make your evening easy AND tasty. Slow cookers are also super easy to clean up! Make it tonight, and you'll see why a simple chicken and rice recipe is one of our classic dinner meals.


Chicken Cacciatore One Pot: Forget washing a bunch of pots and pans tonight. Our Chicken Cacciatore One Pot requires only, you guessed it, one pot! Cleanup is a cinch, and whether you choose to serve it over pasta or rice, you'll have a new dinner favorite on your hands for sure!

Skillet Chicken Oreganato


Italian Chicken and Rice

Skillet Chicken Oreganato: Packed with garlic flavor, our Skillet Chicken Oreganato will tantalize the taste buds. Serve it over pasta or rice for a complete meal that's sure to please.


Italian Chicken and Rice: When you want to combine yesterday's flavors with today's "easy," try this simple rice recipe. It'll taste like you spent hours at the stove like Mama did but not with this one. Uh! Uh!

Chicken & Wild Rice Soup


Creamy Chicken and Rice

Chicken & Wild Rice Soup: The convenience of our supermarket rotisserie chicken makes for a wonderful, soul-soothing, quick and easy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup. This homemade comfort in a bowl can be on your table in no time!


Creamy Chicken and Rice: Talk about comfort food! This creamy sensation takes us down memory lane, making it one of the best simple rice recipes. Creamy Chicken and Rice has great flavor but with a lot less calories and fat that the traditional.

Country Chicken and Rice


Chicken and Rice

Country Chicken and Rice: The best part of Country Chicken and Rice is that the longer it cooks the better the flavors blend, making it one of our best simple rice recipes.


Chicken and Rice: Chicken and Rice is a tasty duo in our kitchen that we can always count on... and it's easier and tastier than ever! 


Rice Dinner Recipes

Pork Chop Casserole   Skillet Paella

Pork Chop Casserole: Here it is, the ultimate weeknight dinner solution and one of our easiest baked pork chop recipes! This Pork Chop Casserole comes together in minutes and fills the house with an aroma that will bring your gang running to the table. It's hard to find the perfect pork chop casserole recipe that everyone in the house will agree to eat, but this one's it!


Skillet Paella: Our shortcut Skillet Paella, with the lively untraditional twist of curry powder, takes this international favorite to new flavor heights. What a super meal in one, especially when you want to keep the kitchen cool! It's one of our best simple rice recipes, quick to throw together at the last minute when you're stuck on what to make the family for dinner or any meal!

Meaty Vegetable and Rice Stuffed Peppers


Wild Rice Soup

Meaty Vegetable and Rice Stuffed Peppers: Whet your appetite for Mexican flavors by digging into this filling meal of Meaty Vegetable and Rice Stuffed Peppers. For added eye appeal, mix up your peppers!


Wild Rice Soup: There's a new soup that's been getting serious compliments during lunch at our office. It's Wild Rice Soup, and the reason it's so talked about is because it's so unusual and very welcome.

French Cornish Hens with Wild Rice


Red Beans and Rice

French Cornish Hens with Wild Rice: This easy recipe for Cornish hens is a perfect way to mix up your dinner routine. Don't be fooled by the name "French"—it's just a reference to the yummy Dijon mustard and wine that make these hens so tasty! Try French Cornish Hens with Wild Rice today!


Red Beans and Rice: Take a trip down to the "Bayou" with the long-cooked tastes of our slow-cooker Red Beans and Rice. This one's packed with lots of authentic New Orleans flavor without having to leave home. And since it's made in the slow cooker, cleanup's a breeze!

Rice Side Dishes

Beefy Fried Rice


Southwestern Layered Rice

Beefy Fried Rice: This is a real meal-in-one that you can have ready for your gang in just minutes. It's perfect for when you're in a rush, or any time you don't want to spend all evening cooking, making it one of the best rice side dishes.


Southwestern Layered Rice: Southwestern Layered Rice is a casserole that's as crunchy as it is creamy. Try out this dish on your whole family, no matter their taste buds. They're sure to love rice side dishes like this one and they'll be beggin' for more!

Mushroom Rice Bake


Chopstick Veggie Fried Rice

Mushroom Rice Bake: Mushroom lovers take heart! Our Test Kitchen went all out to create a hearty, comforting casserole made with a combo of rice, mushrooms and a few basics. Our Mushroom Rice Bake will fit any of your favorite main dishes perfectly!


Chopstick Fried Rice: No need to pick up Chinese take-out when it's easy as can be to make some of our favorite rice side dishes, like vegetable fried rice. Our Chopstick Veggie Fried Rice can go from your skillet to your table in minutes.

Lemon Garlic Rice


Shrimp Fried Rice

Lemon Garlic Rice: How about a light and easy side dish to accompany tonight's supper? Lemon Garlic Rice is zesty in all the right ways! It's the perfect go-along for everything from chicken to ribs.


Shrimp Fried Rice: Now you can make Shrimp Fried Rice, a famous Chinese take-out dish, right at home. And when your family tries it, they'll think you ordered from the most authentic Chinese restaurant in town!

Spanish Rice


Quick Hopping John

Spanish Rice: Spanish rice uses some of our favorite vegetables and seasonings to turn an ordinary side dish recipe into something that could truly steal the show at any dinner menu. Want to try adding a couple of different spice? No problem! It's your recipe; make it your own!


Quick Hopping John: History has it that if you eat this old Southern favorite of rice and black-eyed peas on New Year's Day, you'll have good luck all year. We don't know about that, but we think we should eat 'em all year-round for good measure!

Red Beans and Rice


Beefed-Up Spanish Rice

Red Beans and Rice: Take a trip down to the "Bayou" with the long-cooked tastes of our slow-cooker Red Beans and Rice. This one's packed with lots of authentic New Orleans flavor without having to leave home.


Beefed-Up Spanish Rice: If you're looking for something new to spice up your ordinary dinner routine, then our zesty Beefed-Up Spanish Rice is just the ticket. You'll have a stress-free dinner on the table in no time!

Rice Pudding Recipes & Rice Salad

Hotel Rice Pudding


Tropical Layered Rice Pudding

Hotel Rice Pudding: Save room for dessert! Our Hotel Rice Pudding is one you won't want to pass up. Inspired from a popular recipe often used by hotel chefs for generations, this creamy comfort food just sticks to your ribs.


Tropical Layered Rice Pudding: Take your taste buds to a tropical island with our lively Tropical Layered Rice Pudding. The unexpected hints of coconut and bananas add a fun flair to this rice pudding recipe.

Million Dollar Rice Salad


Fluffy Rice Pudding

Million Dollar Rice Salad: Our Million Dollar Rice Salad is a sweet and refreshing addition to a summer meal. It's a great combination of creamy and crunchy, making it a keeper of a rice salad!


Fluffy Rice Pudding: This yummy rice pudding dessert is so easy, you'll practically be able to make it with your eyes closed. But you'll want to keep them open when you're eating it, so you can get every last bite!

Quick-as-a-Wink Rice Pudding



Quick-as-a-Wink Rice Pudding: Think it takes hours to make rice pudding recipes? Quick-as-a-Wink Rice Pudding is sure to make you think again!




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