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Go With the Grain: 10 Rice Recipes

There’s a number of reasons why rice is a staple ingredient across Asia – it’s affordable, plentiful and oh so versatile! From Japanese sushi burgers to spicy stir-fries and Thai desserts, we’ve rounded up 10 easy rice recipes to try at home.

Yellow curry fried rice

This Thai-style Yellow curry fried rice is ready in no time, making it perfect for a midweek dinner.

yellow curry fried rice

Hainanese chicken rice

Hailing from the Hainan province in southern China, Hainanese chicken rice is popular in Malaysia and Singapore. Stock-enriched rice is served with poached chicken and a zesty chilli sauce.

Hainanese Chicken Rice Recipe


Honey and soy stir- fried rice with tofu

Toss together tofu, corn, carrot, rice and sauces for a quick and healthy vegetarian fried rice with a hint of sweetness. Your Honey and soy stir- fried rice with tofu is ready in no time.

Healthy Tofu Delicacies for Dinner - rice recipes

Grilled rice ball: Yaki onigiri

Fill your onigiri rice balls with umeboshi (salted plum), tuna and mayonnaise, or smoked salmon for a Japanese snack that’s sure to impress. Recipe for Grilled rice ball: Yaki onigiri

Grilled Rice Ball - Yaki Onigiri

Traditional fried rice

Pick up some char siu pork from your local barbecue shop, then whip up this family-friendly Traditional fried rice  with fluffy omelette.

Best Chinese fried rice Recipe

Glutinous rice with Chinese diced pork sausage

Smoky, sweet Chinese-style pork sausage (lap cheong) is the star of this authentic rice dish. And the best part?  Glutinous rice with Chinese diced pork sausage is ready in less than 30 minutes. 

Glutinous Rice with Chinese Diced Pork Sausage

Crispy rice teriyaki chicken burger

Two of our favourite snacks combine in this clever Japanese sushi burger, packed with teriyaki chicken and nori seaweed.  Crispy rice teriyaki chicken burger is just the perfect snack you’ll want at the end of the day.

Crispy Rice Teriyaki Chicken Burger

Nasi goreng kampung

Channel the classic flavours of Malaysia at home with this easy nasi goreng recipe, topped with cooling slices of tomato and cucumber.

Nasi Goreng Kampung


The name of this traditional Korean dish literally means ‘mixed rice’, packed with veggies, grilled meat and fiery gochujang chilli paste. Enjoy the delicious goodness of Bibimbap.


Mangoes with sticky rice

Who said rice dishes had to be savoury? The Thais show us how it’s done with this northern dessert of Mangoes with sticky rice with sweet coconut cream.


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