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Easy Recipes That Pair Well with Rice

Simple, flavorful, weeknight-friendly dinners paired with rice.
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Rice is nutritious, cheap, easy to make, easy to pair with, and most of all- delicious. Whether you prefer white rice, brown rice, or caulirice, these globally inspired dishes paired with rice that will surely make their way as a staple on your weeknight menu.

Cut down on cooking time by making a big batch of white rice a day or two ahead. Alternatively, you can substitute any grain that you like!

Monday

FISH-FREEEGG-FREE
Sticky Orange Tofu
Marley's Menu

This Sticky Orange Tofu is fried to a crispy golden brown and topped with a sweet, sticky sauce, making it the perfect light and nutritious accompaniment to rice or noodles.

Tip: Use chicken tenders or fish fillet if you want a different kind of protein.

Tuesday

PREMIUM
WEEKNIGHT DINNERSTREE NUT-FREE
Rice Porridge with Mushrooms
Seung Hee Lee

Korean porridge or juk, is made by slow-boiling rice in water or broth. In this version, we use chicken broth and a variety of mushrooms, giving the porridge a delicious umami flavor. Warm, filling, and perfect for weeknight dinners.

Wednesday

HEALTHY30 OR LESS
Teriyaki Salmon with Brown Rice and Pickled Vegetables
SideChef

Add some extra zing to your midweek with this light and healthy meal. Roasting pre-marinated salmon gives you maximum flavour, perfectly paired with brightness from the pickles you prepped over the weekend!

Thursday

PREMIUM
GRAIN-FREEHEALTHY
Ensalada Talong (Roasted Eggplant Salad with Garlic Riced Cauliflower)
Rezel Kealoha

This simple Filipino salad will be a wonderful, veggie-filled addition to your dinner table! I have made this version with cauliflower rice to pack even more veggies into your meal.

Friday

RICENUT-FREE
Chicken Tikka Masala with Basmati Rice
Chef'd

This winning combination of fragrant, succulent chicken bathed in a creamy tomato sauce can be ready in under an hour. Serve with rice for a full meal.

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