Everyday Meals

Exotic Chicken and Rice Casserole

Ingredients ⅓ cup plain yogurt 1 medium lime, zested and juiced 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground allspice 1 (2 to 3 pound) whole chicken, […]

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Really Simple Rice

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup long-grain white rice ½ small onion, finely diced 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 pinch garlic salt, or to taste Directions Step 1 Heat olive oil in a non-stick saucepan over medium-high heat nearly to smoking. Cook and stir rice in the hot oil quickly to toast the […]

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Vegan Fried Rice

Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 ½ cups cooked white rice, warmed ¼ cup soy sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1onion, diced 1red bell pepper, diced 4mushrooms, sliced 3green onions, diced Directions Step 1 Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add rice; cook and stir until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. […]

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Onigiri – Japanese Rice Balls

Ingredients 4 cups uncooked short-grain white rice 4 ½ cups water 1 cup water ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup bonito shavings (dry fish flakes) 2 sheets nori (dry seaweed), cut into 1/2-inch strips 2 tablespoons sesame seeds Directions Step 1 Wash the rice in a mesh strainer until the water runs clear. Combine washed rice and […]

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Crab Fried Rice

Ingredients ⅔ cup uncooked long grain white rice 1 ⅓ cups water 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 medium onions, cut into wedges 3 cloves garlic, chopped ½ tablespoon white sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1egg, beaten ¼ pound cooked crabmeat 3green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro ½cucumber, sliced 1lime, sliced Directions Step 1 Place the rice […]

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Baked "Fried" Rice

Ingredients 2 cups long-grain white rice 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil, or to taste 3 cloves garlic, crushed ½ cup sliced green onions ½ cup diced red bell peppers ½ cup diced carrots ½ cup green peas 1 cup diced ham 1 pinch salt to taste(Optional) 3 cups chicken broth 3 tablespoons […]

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Day Before Pay Day Fried Rice

Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 3eggs, beaten 3 cups cold, cooked white rice 2 cups chopped cooked chicken ½ cup sliced celery ½ cup shredded carrot 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed 2green onions, sliced 3 tablespoons soy sauce Directions Step 1 Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok or large skillet over […]

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Rice Patties

Ingredients 1 cup cooked rice ½ small onion, chopped ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1egg, beaten 1 teaspoon minced garlic ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes(Optional) ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, or more to taste ¼ teaspoon chopped fresh parsley, or to taste(Optional) 1 pinch onion powder, or to taste(Optional) 1 tablespoon vegetable […]

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Harvest Rice Dish

Ingredients ½ cup slivered almonds 2 cups chicken broth ½ cup uncooked brown rice ½ cup uncooked wild rice 3 tablespoons butter 3onions, sliced into 1/2 inch wedges 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 cup dried cranberries ⅔ cup fresh sliced mushrooms ½ teaspoon orange zest salt and pepper to taste Directions Step 1 Place almonds […]


Mexican Bean and Rice Salad

Ingredients 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 1 small onion, diced 1green bell pepper, diced 2jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced 1lime, zested and juiced ¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves 1 […]