I have modified this Chinese recipe that my mother handed down to me. The traditional way of cooking this dish is by using a clay pot. However, a frying pan, together with a saucepan will do just as well. It's simple and delicious to eat.
This is a traditional South African biryani, which you might like to try as an alternative to what's common here. Don't be daunted by the list of ingredients, because the end result is a richly flavoured centrepiece.
A quick and easy dish! Can also be made with pasta - both are really tasty. This is a great way to use up leftover rice if you don't have the quick pre-steamed wok rice to hand, and you can adjust the seasonings to taste - add additional veg, if desired.
A delicious and hearty Cambodian soup recipe. Chicken is simmered with pineapple and rice, in a red curry coconut stock. Perfect for a substantial lunch or dinner.
This Indian inspired soup is mildly curried. Chicken and rice is heated in a pureed vegetable soup base. It's the perfect soup that will keep you warm throughout the winter. Serve with naan bread, if desired.
An easy one bowl dish, cheap and quick to make and full of flavour. Great lunch or TV snack. Serve with mini spring rolls, prawn toast and mini ribs for a more substantial meal if required. My husband loves this and thinks it tastes very authentic.
A classic biryani recipe for a large crowd.
This Chinese soup is absolutely delicious. It has the perfect combination of flavours and textures. Chicken, prawns and crunchy fried rice is served together in this wonderful soup.
The first recipe I properly crafted myself. A little derivative and exceedingly simple, but satisfying nontheless. Ideal as a late supper when you can't be bothered spending much time cooking. This could be served with lime juice, and you could add a little chopped chilli to the rice.
Nasi Goreng is a well known Indonesian fried rice dish. It can be enjoyed on its own or as a base for a larger meal. It's very easy to make and highly satisfying.
This Thai chicken fried rice is deliciously spicy, but if you prefer your food milder, use less chillies. It's a great way of using up leftover rice. The star of the dish is the Thai sweet basil, it has a completely different flavour to Italian basil.
Congee is a savoury rice porridge traditionally eaten in parts of Asia for breakfast or lunch. This recipe is made with homemade chicken stock, chicken and lemon grass.
A simple stir fry dish, combining chicken, rice noodles, scrambled egg and bean sprouts. You can substitute the chicken for sliced pork, beef or tofu. Garnish with crushed peanuts, chopped spring onions and a wedge of lemon.
A traditional and tasty Hainanese dish, this is an immensely popular chicken dish in Singapore and Malaysia. It may seem like a daunting list of ingredients, but most are very easy to find. Pandan leaves are used in Thai and Southeast Asian cuisines; look for them online or in specialty shops.
A totally scrumptious Thai-style fried rice dish. Chicken is stir-fried with curry powder, rice and pineapple chunks. Serve as a main course or a side dish for lunch or dinner.
This dish originates from the Chinese, but the Filipinos adapted it to suit their needs. Rice noodles are tossed with stir-fried onion, garlic, chicken, cabbage and carrots. Enjoy for lunch or dinner.
Seafood is stir-fried with chicken, eggs, rice, green pepper and pineapple, then presented in a hollowed out fresh pineapple. A beautiful way to serve fried rice. Present this at your next dinner party!
Nasi Goreng, literally meaning "fried rice" in Indonesian and Malay, is simply fried rice, a meal including fried rice accompanied with other items, or a more complicated fried rice, typically spiced with tamarind and chilli and including other ingredients, particularly egg and prawns. There are many, many variations of this recipe!
A flavorful rice dish from Malaysia with chicken that tastes great with either boiled, roasted, grilled or fried.
A simple way to use up leftover chicken, as well as leftover rice or vegetables.