14 Ways The World Makes Chicken And Rice
No matter where in the world you find it, the international language of chicken and rice translates as this is going to be good. Here are some of our favorite chicken and rice recipes from around the world.
Puerto Rican Asopao de Pollo
"This is Puerto Rican comfort food," says Latina Cook. "I added some sliced avocado on top. Good stuff!"
Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl)
"This is a delicious traditional Japanese meal consisting of chicken sauteed and then cooked in a Japanese broth, and then finished with egg and served over rice," says User. "It's really easy, filling and delicious."
Thai Spicy Basil Chicken Fried Rice
"This is a staple of Thai cooking. Adjust the spices to your own tastes for a really great use for leftover rice," says ErinInVegas. "I get the basil from a local Asian market. It has a different flavor than that of regular basil and makes all the difference in this recipe. It is fast and fairly easy to make, but requires constant stirring."
Singapore Chicken Rice
"Whip up a tasty exotic dish that is indigenous to South East Asia in less than an hour!" says BLUBLOTCH. "This dish is famous in Singapore and is incredibly easy to make; and brings a flavor of the Straits of Malacca to your dinner table with minimum fuss. Impress your family and friends! Chile sauce is usually served as a condiment."
Puerto Rican Arroz con Pollo
"This Puerto Rican rice with chicken recipe is a classic island-cuisine dish filled with the savory flavors of ham, pork, capers, olives, and tomatoes," says Cheri Raxter.
Chicken Arroz Caldo (Chicken Rice Porridge)
"Our Filipino chicken soup remedy. Perfect for our entire family who was feeling under the weather," says Realocmom.
"This is a delicious Pakistani/Indian rice dish, which is often reserved for very special occasions such as weddings, parties, or holidays such as Ramadan," says Nazia. "For biryani, always use long grain rice. Basmati rice with its thin, fine grains is the ideal variety to use."
Here's a popular and spicy West African chicken and rice recipe. With fresh green beans and carrots, it's a complete meal in one pan.
Authentic Paella Valenciana
Here's a true taste of Spain. "I lived in Spain for two years where I was taught the art of making the Paella which originated in Valencia," says Jason.
Mamaw's Chicken and Rice Casserole
"I grew up on this recipe, my Grandmother got it from a lady from church at a pot luck a long time ago! You can use less butter on top of course. Gotta love Southern ladies and their butter," says katiefbenham.
Dupre Family Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
"The original, purist, real-deal gumbo from a certified Cajun," says Crawfish.
Chef John's Chicken and Rice
"Everybody likes chicken and rice. Just about every major culture has some sort of version of this archetypal recipe," says Chef John. "This is pure down-to-the-bone comfort food."
Savory Saffron Chicken Polow
"This recipe is my twist on a traditional Persian chicken and rice dish," says Gumaraid. "I like to serve this to my family as a main meal accompanied with a salad."
Chinese Chicken Fried Rice II
"Chicken, rice, soy sauce and shredded egg stir fried together," says LISA TOURVILLE. "This is a very simple recipe. It is easy, but tasty! Note: Never use rice that you have just cooked."