There are so many ways to eat rice, is it any wonder it’s a staple in pantries around the world? This list features some great ways to prepare the best rice dishes. Even for those who aren’t excellent cooks, rice dishes are within your reach.
With so many different ways to eat rice, it would be impossible to list them all. Or would it? If your favorite rice recipe idea isn’t listed here, by all means, add it to the list.
When it comes to how to prepare rice, the dishes span the globe – literally. Asian cuisine, not surprisingly, is well represented here. From fried rice to clay pot chicken rice to Hainanese chicken rice, the variety is stunning (and delicious).
Good ways to eat rice often involve combining it with other foods for extra flavor and heartiness. In Louisiana, cooks know how to do just that. You’ll find some excellent regional rice recipes here, including dirty rice, which includes rice cooked with bits of chicken liver, bell peppers, celery and onion (aka “The Trinity” in Louisiana cooking). Other great dishes which feature rice include jambalaya, gumbo, and Hoppin’ John, a traditional southern dish that combines rice, black-eyed peas, smoked ham and onions.
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