The Best Rice Side Dish Recipes are perfect to go with almost any dinner you can think of. With savory and delicious flavors, these recipes will become family favorites!
The Best Rice Side Dishes
There is nothing more delicious than these amazing rice side dishes and they seriously go perfect with just about any meal you can think of!
I serve these dishes with so many different type of dinners. Tacos, orange chicken, steak, you name it, I have served it with one of these sides! It compliments so many dinners so well!
These recipes are super kid friendly! I know that I love when I can put something out on the table and it is guaranteed that my kiddos will love it. It makes cooking for a family so easy!
You and your family will go completely crazy for these rice dishes. They flavor in these dishes are seriously amazing, and we can wait for you to try them!
1. Dirty Rice
From Spicy Southern Kitchen :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Dirty Rice is a spicy and flavorful Cajun rice dish made from white rice. It gets its “dirty” color from finely chopped chicken livers and ground beef or pork. The chicken livers give it such a deep flavor. Even if you think you don’t like chicken livers, you should try adding them. Since they are finely chopped, the overall dish doesn’t have much of a chicken liver flavor.
2. Dump and Bake Chicken and Dirty Rice
From The Seasoned Mom :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Add a bit of Cajun spice to your next weeknight dinner with this easy Dump-and-Bake Chicken and Dirty Rice! The chicken, rice, and vegetables all cook together in one dish for a quick meal with just 10 minutes of prep!
3. Easy Dirty Rice with Shrimp
From Delicious Meets Healthy :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Easy Dirty Rice with Shrimp – a healthy twist on a Cajun classic. The addition of shrimp turns this into a fabulous main dish. Easy to make and very flavorful!
4. One Pot Chicken and Dirty Rice
From The Chunky Chef :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This one pot chicken and dirty rice is a dish washing hater’s dream! The chicken is cooked on top of the rice for the most flavorful dish ever!
5. Slow Cooker Southern Style Chicken and Dirty Rice
From 5 Boys Baker :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Smoked sausage paired with chicken and rice makes for a pretty fantastic, simple dinner. This Slow Cooker Southern-Style Chicken & Dirty Rice has quickly become a favorite of ours.
6. Loaded Lebanese Rice
From The Mediterranean Dish :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Loaded Lebanese Rice with ground beef, nuts and raisins. Not your average rice!
7. Mexican Rice
From Spicy Southern Kitchen :: Click HERE for the RECIPE A big batch of Mexican Rice flavored with onion, garlic, and spices is the perfect side for tacos, fajitas, or enchiladas. Making your own Mexican Rice is far healthier , albeit a little more work, than making a packaged rice. But a homemade Mexican Rice won’t have any preservatives and you can keep the sodium level down. Totally worth the few extra minutes of prep time required.
8. Dirty Cauliflower Recipe
From Fake Ginger :: Click HERE for the RECIPE How delicious does this rice look?
9. Italian Sausage Rice Pilaf
From Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen :: Click HERE for the RECIPE This tasty Italian Sausage Rice Pilaf is an incredible way to rock your side dish options. It’s amazing as an accompaniment alongside chicken or pork and also serves as a mighty tasty bed for grilled kabobs.
10. Stick of Butter Rice
From The Chunky Chef :: Click HERE for the RECIPE Just 4 simple, pantry staple ingredients make up this rice side dish that will blow your mind! Kids and adults alike will be begging you to make it again!