Festive Braised Rice (Microwave Recipe)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Mandy

Great for using up leftover ham & turkey from X-mas but great anytime of the year also. The stock amount could be halved and white wine added for extra flavour.

Top Review by Boomette

I like risotto and this rice recipe is almost a risotto cause it's made with arborio rice. Next time, I'll add more mushrooms. I used only oil. I used leftover ham. Omitted the parsley, salt and pepper. I used low-sodium chicken stock. It was easy and I'll do it often even without ham. Thanks Mandy :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place oil & butter in a microwave safe dish and cook on high for 2 minutes.
  2. Add onion and mushrooms, Stir to coat with oil mixture. Cook for a further 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in rice and cook for 2 minutes Blend in stock and cook for a further 8 minutes.
  4. Stir in ham, turkey, parsley & seasonings. Cook for 9 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese to serve.

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