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Creative Rice Recipes from Snacks to Sweets

Think rice is just a boring side to the more enticing main event? Think again. We’ve taken a quick spin around Asia to bring you five creative rice recipes, from Japanese snacks to Thai desserts.

Japanese snack-attack

We all love sushi and we all love burgers, so why not indulge in a Japanese double whammy? Behold the crispy rice teriyaki chicken burger, an ingenious blend of the two, sandwiching juicy teriyaki chicken between buns made of sushi rice.

Crispy Rice Teriyaki Chicken Burger

Tutti-frutti Thai

Looking for a creative way to get your five-a- day? Look no further than this retro-style pineapple fried rice, packed with fruits, vegetables, chicken, prawns and rice. It’s a complete meal the whole family will love.

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Colourful Korean

Eat the rainbow with this Korean bibimbap, layered with fresh and fermented vegetables, bulgogi beef, a fried egg and a dollop of fiery gochujang (Koreanchilli paste).


One-bowl wonder

No curry dinner is complete without a side of steamed rice, but why not mix things up by combining the rice and curry flavours in one handy recipe? This yellow curry fried rice makes the ultimate TV dinner.

yellow curry fried rice

Sweet send-off from Thailand

The Thais love rice so much they even serve it for dessert! As mangoes are just starting to make an appearance in the greengrocers, there’s never been a better time to whip up a batch of Thai sticky rice with mangoes. Hint: it makes an awesome breakfast too.


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