Staff Picks

Cheesy Broccoli-and-Rice Casserole

Rating: 5 stars 2
Let's face it—even kids will eat broccoli if you cover it with cheese.

Chicken Bog Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 5
A distant cousin of pilau, Chicken Bog combines the best qualities of both chicken & rice.


Rating: 3.5 stars 6
This jambalaya recipe is delicious and easy enough to earn a spot in the recipe box.

Savannah Red Rice Recipe

Rating: 3 stars 2
The South is known for its way with rice-based dishes, but only one has been labeled as the defining dish of the Georgia coast.

New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

Rating: 5 stars 1
Where's the cornbread and collard greens?

Chicken-and-Rice Soup with Mushrooms Recipe

For convenience, pick up a rotisserie chicken for this soup.

Sea Island Crab Fried Rice Recipe

This recipe is a take on crab rice, a popular dish found throughout the Lowcountry and Sea Islands, particularly in Gullah Geechie communities.

Country Captain Chicken Recipe

This gorgeous chicken dish is one of those regional classics that many natives either grew up eating all the time or have never heard of before.

Herbed Wild Rice Dressing Recipe

Wild rice, apples, and walnuts combine to make a wild rice stuffing full of flavor and crunch.

Burrito Bowls Recipe

Charred corn, seasoned black beans, creamy avocado, tangy pico de gallo, cilantro-lime rice—every bite of this burrito in a bowl is a delicious surprise.

Emily's Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Chef Alon Shaya might be the chef in the family, but he can't take credit for this meal's main event: wife Emily's red beans and rice. Her spicy, tender beans feed a large crowd, especially when served over fluffy, buttery rice.

Creamy Rice with Scallops Recipe

Rating: 3.5 stars 5
This recipe is impressive enough for company but easy enough for a weeknight.

Inspiration and Ideas

21 Delicious Rice Side Dishes to Make Tonight
Saving dinnertime, one pot of rice at a time.
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Stovetop success, every time.

Shrimp Creole

This Louisiana classic packs a punch.