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10 Things to Make With Instant Rice

Boil-in-a-bag rice doesn't have to be boring. These family-friendly dishes prove this basic staple can easily be transformed into a delicious, filling meal ? it's as simple as shopping your pantry!

Caribbean Pork 'n Rice

"This is great! The flavors are wonderful together. My dear husband loved it too!"

-Rollin in the Dough!

Quick Chinese Fried Rice

"I've made this a couple times now and it turns out perfect every time. I added a packet of low-sodium chicken base for flavor. I've also tried it with leftover rotisserie chicken meat and it was delicious!"


Taco Rice Skillet

"After a long, hard day at work, I was looking for something quick, easy and comforting. I found this recipe and had all the ingredients on hand. It was very good. I will definitely keep the ingredients on hand for other dinner emergencies."


Spinach Casserole

"This was great! I saved a little of the cheese and sprinkled it on top. It came out cheesy and delicious!"


Stuffed Green Peppers

"Fantastic! I used jarred marinara sauce and ground turkey meat and it was amazing. I used this recipe at the last minute, so the peppers weren't cut lengthwise, but were hollowed out and cooked upright. It was great."


Skillet Rice, Broccoli & Chicken Dinner

"This was very simple to make, and it went a lot faster than I had thought it would. My boyfriend asked for seconds, which is always a good sign. It's the perfect quick meal after working all day!"

Chef Jenny #4

It's Too Easy Cheeseburger Casserole

"A quick, easy and yummy kid-pleaser! My kids really love this. I added a little garlic and sprinkled the top with parsley. I'll make this again on busy days."


Chicken & Rice Chili

"Phenomenal recipe! I used mild Rotel tomatoes and omitted the cheddar cheese and sour cream to save calories. It's easy and delicious! This is going into my 'favorites' file."


Cajun Rice

"This is great! It has just the right amount of spice and it's easy to make. This will definitely appear on my table again."


Creamy Raisin Rice Pudding

"This was wonderful! Who needs store-bought rice pudding when this is so much more flavorful and so easy to make?"