How Do You Eat Your Rice??

@Michele21 (3094)
United States
May 21, 2007 4:48pm CST
I am tired of eating plain old rice so I was looking for some ways to "kick it up a notch" =) I couldn't find any good recipes on the internet so I figured I would ask here how you cook your ricew and what you add to it?? I have two little kids so anything for kids would ne great, or whatever, I am open to all ideas!! Thanks!!
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@lightningMD (5932)
• United States
21 May 07
i love rice. Black beans and rice is my favorite dish. I'm going to try and send you a link. I have made a few of these rice dishes and they were good. The buttery garlic one was great.http://www.hillbillyhousewife.com/ricerecipes.htm
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@Michele21 (3094)
• United States
22 May 07
Thanks!! I will check it out!!
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@321633wy (1795)
• United States
21 May 07
Sometime i like my fried rice with hotdog or sausages and eaggs. First of all i heat up the pan and saute the onion,when the onion turns slightly brown add the beaten eggs into it and add in the hot dog or sausage (cut in quater inch thick). Add a tablespoon of soysauce (for 2 serving potion rice),and a teaspoon of oyster sauce. Then add rice into it and stir fry for aproximately 5 minutes.And you are done,it's very delicious most kids will like it. I hope your kids will like it too.
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@Lifez2short (4969)
• United States
21 May 07
I'm not so sure your kids will like this but mine do and they are very picky eaters. I make minutes rice and add cream of mushroom soup to it. My husband being Puerto Rican says I should tell you about the rice he makes. Also minute rice or even regular rice if you have the time. Add tomoato sauce and corn beef hash. Hope those help you out some.
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@Michele21 (3094)
• United States
21 May 07
I was thinking of adding the soup but I didn't know if it would taste good, I thought I heard it somewhere before but wasn't sure =) Thanks for the ideas!!
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• United States
21 May 07
We like it around here give it a try you never know.
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@gapeach65 (805)
• United States
21 May 07
My daughter had an interesting idea for rice, cook the rice (we like sticky rice the best, usually found at the farmers market, but recently I've seen it at Kroger and Walmart...it's in a white bag with a red rose on it, BOTAN and some Chinese letters at the top and on the bottom it says Calrose rice), set aside, brown some ground beef, drain, add a can of corn or two, when heated, serve over rice with soy sauce, this is something even my picky 9 year old eats. If you try it, I hope they like it. Good luck.
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@Michele21 (3094)
• United States
22 May 07
That sound really good, thanks!!!
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@easy888 (10405)
• Australia
21 May 07
curry chicken rice - it is my favourite.
Hello.michele,i like to eat curry chicken rice,you can buy some chicken drumsticks or wingettes,and buy some curry sauce,cook them in the curry sauce for 20 minutes,for me,i will pust some peanut butter into the curry sauce so that the smell of the curry will be better,i will serve it with rice then.
@Michele21 (3094)
• United States
21 May 07
That sounds yummy (and easy), thanks!!!
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@creematee (2810)
• United States
21 May 07
My kids like plain white rice, sometimes they like the red sweet and sour sauce on it. Sometimes, I will slice up an orange and mix that with the cooked rice, served with chicken or beef. I also like to add a package of onion soup mix (the dry kind), cream of mushroom soup (you could use any cream soup) and a little milk to dry rice (about 2 cups). Bake this for about 2 hours, covered, in a low temp oven. (about 270) It comes out so moist, and yummy!!! Fried rice is another great way to serve it. My kids do like fried rice. Another poster put how to cook that one, we make it the same way. Make sure you start with cooked, cooled rice, though, before you fry it. It will get pretty sticky otherwise. :) Good luck, and happy cooking!
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@creematee (2810)
• United States
1 Jun 07
Thanks for the best response. I hope that you are enjoying your rice in a whole new light! :)
• Philippines
22 May 07
Hi I ate plain rice most of the time but I tasted also garlic rice is good too.You can prepare garlic rice it's good...if you want.
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@qouniq (1968)
• Malaysia
22 May 07
Well, we usually cook our rice in several ways. I love to have a fried rice which added with different kind of things in different time. We have our fried rice with the salted fish, fried rice with dried shrimp paste and fried dried anchovies with red cili pepper, fried rice with a chicken or beef chunk, fried rice with mixed veggies, fried riced with shredded fried fish etc. We also cook rice in spices and beef, mutton or chicken which we called Bryani rice. Hey, I have a nice one for your kids mostly. The hot plain rice mixed with some margarine and serve with fried chicken and fried egg. Serve hot, the rice will taste creamy and nice.
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@earthsong (589)
• United States
22 May 07
We used to eat rice a lot, but kind of got out of the habit. Usually we would just put butter and salt on it, but my hubby has been searching around and found several sweet and sour recipes. He'll make up one of his concoctions and serve it over the rice. The nice thing is that it'll work well with just about any meat, if you eat meat as a main dish.
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• United States
21 May 07
I like to cook rice and pour milk into it right after its hot out of the pan. You eat it like cereal, with some sugar and some cinnamon. Its really good you should try it sometime.
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@deebomb (15323)
• United States
21 May 07
The last time I had rice I put together about 3 cups of precooked rice of your choice, a can of drained black beans, a can of drained mexican corn, and bits and pieces of chicken. Season with 2 teaspoons (Or to taste)McCormicks Roasted garlic & bell pepper. It was really good. The rice was precooked. I had cooked and froze some.
@KissThis (3006)
• United States
21 May 07
One of my childrens favorite ways to eat rice is when I mix it with some homemade chili. I will take half a green pepper chopped, some chopped onion, dice a clove of garlic. Saute these up in a little bit of oil until vegetables are tender. Add a can of crushed tomatoes, chili seasoning, and about 2-3 cups of already cooked rice. Stir and heat throughly. You might have to simmer it a little while to reduce the liquid. I like to serve it with some shredded cheddar cheese on top.
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@maehan (1445)
• United States
21 May 07
I think this may be familiar to you. Ever tried Chicken Rice. It is pretty simple. Ingredient are chicken stock (same amount of water for rice), pinch of salt, 8 slices of ginger, 5 glove of garlics, 3 stalk of pandan leaf (optional). Chicken rice goes well with fried chicken, chicken-ala-king or any other dishes.
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• United States
21 May 07
Well im Spanish so maybe try making Spanish rice with red beans over it. Everyone in my family loves it even the kids Try www.bhg.com/recipes/recipedetail.jsp?recipeID=R058533 That site has the recipe or just type in Spanish rice
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@piasabird (1737)
• United States
21 May 07
I like mine stir fried with peas and carrots, onions and soy sauce. Then I pour in some beaten eggs and stir that all up really good. I pour a sauce on it like hoisen or a Thai peanut sauce. Sometimes you can find a package of spices for stir fried rice at the grocery store. Sometimes we have it for breakfast with milk, sugar and butter.
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@tad1fan (3373)
• Canada
8 Jun 07
I love doing my rice with any meat,bite size....hamburger,pork chop,steak,chicken..... I cook the meat and the rice seperately and than mix them together,adding a can of corn niblets and a can of peas....or any other vegetable your kids like.....I then throw it all into a frying pan and fry it in soya sauce.....it tastes great and I haven't met a kid yet that doesn't love it!Good luck!
@aweins (4203)
• India
27 May 07
I love rice and my food in not complete without it. steam rice is the easiet way to cook rice and my mom makes steam rice so nicely that every single grain is apart , not a single is sticky. she make wonderful rice and knows many varities. we are vegetarians bt she knows some non-veg combos too of it. i am writing you down a very delicious recipe whih my mom makes and it is very fast tocook and good to eat. you will enjoy it. it is a rice pudding with vanilla flavor. 1 egg 4 cups milk 1 pkg or 4 serving Vanilla flavour cook and serve pudding and pie filling 1 cup instant white rice, uncooked 1/4 cup raisins 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg now beat the egg with a whisk in a saucepan , a large saucepan. gradually add milk, beating until well b,ended. Add dry pudding mix stir two minutes or until well blended stir in rice and raisins. bring it to full rolling boil on medium heat stirring constantly . remove from heat . cool for five minutes stirring occasionaly . pour evenly into 10 dessert dishes or what ever way you like . Sprinkle evenly with cinnamon and nutmeg . serve warm or you can cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
• United States
25 May 07
Well I love regular white rice, and I like mexican style rice too. I have no problems with regular rice as long as I put either some sugar on it, or some butte something to give it a little bit of flavor. I love to have my rice with plenty of spice. I like rice in taco salad sometimes or in burritos. Oh yeah and I forgot rice and gravy is good too.
25 May 07
you could have rice with mixed vegetables and herbs or different kinds or rice like brown rice and pilau rice or you could add herbs and some oil for a change or you could add a tomato sauce with vegetables and mix with the rice or make a creamy sauce with mushrooms and if you add meat add meat or if you dont add other vegetables leeks or sometimes i have rice with potatoes as well and add some extra flavoring
@4cuteboys (4102)
• United States
23 May 07
My mom makes Orange rice. She puts the white rice into the crock pot and adds a can of frozen orange juice. I usually dislike crock pot things, but her Orange is rice is pretty yummy and my kids actually like it too!