A Grain Of Rice? A Celebration Of Rice

There is no more universal food than rice, and every culture has an iconic rice recipe. These recipes celebrate rice as a side dish, the main course, and even dessert. We will travel from Italy and Spain to the Cajun bayou and India with this delicious grain.

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ChefBear Complete Meals - asparagus risotto
Serves
8

asparagus risotto

Even the pickiest eaters won't be able to resist this creamy Asparagus Risotto dish. Fresh asparagus, white wine, and cream combine for a delicious risotto.

ChefBear Complete Meals - cajun dirty rice & shrimp
Serves
4

cajun dirty rice & shrimp

Bring some flavorful soul to your table with this yummy Cajun-inspired dish! It features plump shrimp in a mixture of tender brown rice "dirtied" in savory herbs & spices. This easy recipe is a Low Country classic that can serve as a light main course or a side for a hearty soul food dinner.

ChefBear Complete Meals - cheesy rice & zucchini casserole
Serves
6

cheesy rice & zucchini casserole

This cheesy casserole is quick and simple, which makes it a perfect recipe for the kids to help make. Combine Italian seasoning with brown rice, cheddar cheese, and zucchini for a warm, delicious dinner in no time.

ChefBear Complete Meals - chicken paella
Serves
4

chicken paella

For your next creative chicken dish, why not try my tasty version of this Spanish-inspired classic? Your family will love the juicy chicken simmered with a medley of tender-crisp veggies and nutty rice. The superb traditional Spanish seasoning includes a pinch of saffron for color & subtle flavor.

ChefBear Complete Meals - classic indian rice pudding
Serves
4

classic indian rice pudding

If you like rice pudding, you will adore this classic rendition from India. It features fragrant basmati rice, crunchy almonds, cashews, and golden raisins in a velvety creamy sauce. Serve in individual dessert glasses for an elegant presentation.

ChefBear Complete Meals - easy fried rice
Serves
4

easy fried rice

This easy fried rice recipe is an amazing addition to any Asian meal. Onions, peas, carrots, sesame oil, soy sauce, and scrambled eggs take your plain white rice to the next level. In under 20 minutes you will have a recipe sure to impress any dinner guest.