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Rice, the best thing after sliced bread!!! Looking for simple rice recipes for dinner? I have got you covered with these easy rice recipes from, shrimp fried rice to the popular Nigerian Jollof rice to Coconut rice, simple white rice or Nigerian fried rice and chicken. These rice dishes can be served with any protein of choice. Which of these rice recipes will you be trying first?

Nigerian fried rice and chicken.
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Nigerian Fried Rice

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At most Nigerian parties (owanbe), Fried rice is usually available on the menu. Everyone seems to have different method of cooking their fried rice. I catered for my Cameroonian friend once and she said she would rather have chopped meat instead of liver, mainly because of her guests, it added a different twist to the rice. 

 
shrimp fried rice in a work with wooden ladle.
Rice Recipes

Easy Shrimp Fried Rice

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This easy shrimp fried rice is a quick and easy rice dish that would have your family asking for a second helping. This shrimp fried rice recipe would make you forget your takeaway. It is so delicious, and you can’t beat the fact that it is very easy to make. […]

 
perfect basmati rice seved in a brown ceramic bowl.
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How To Cook Perfect Basmati Rice

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Learn to cook perfect basmati rice all the time. I hear people say it’s hard to cook rice and I am screaming NOOO in my head as rice is one of the easiest things you can whip up in the kitchen. You can cook perfect basmati anytime. How to Cook […]

 
overhead shot jollof rice
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Coconut Jollof Rice

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Coconut jollof rice is another great alternative way of cooking Nigerian jollof rice. The subtle flavour from the coconut milk takes the whole dish to a 100. Coconut Jollof Rice Coconut jollof rice is very easy to cook. If you’ve managed to cook Jollof rice successfully then you would find […]

 
a close shot of spinach greek rice in a white bowl
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Spinach Rice (Spanakorizo)

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Here is another delicious 5 minute recipe. This simple Greek spinach rice (spanakorizo) is flavourful, delicious and can be perfectly served alongside almost any mains! Spinach rice In case you are thinking why I claimed this rice dish would be ready in five minutes, Here is why; I used pre-cooked […]

 
bowl of cooked grains and pulse
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Easy Coconut Rice and Beans

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Rice and beans is a popular meal combination eaten in Nigeria; it is also popular in some part of West Africa too. I know of the Ghana waakye and the Hausa’s of the Northern part of Nigeria also have their own way of cooking it likewise. Rice and beans is a very tasty, hearty and easy meal to make.

 
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Tuwo Shinkafa/Rice Tuwo

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I seriously can’t believe it took me almost twenty something years before I made my own tuwo shinkafa or rice tuwo/balls as fondly called. I have recently turned a nuisance but in a good way. Lol, if I’m meeting someone for the first time, ten minutes into our conversation I’m already talking about food or asking food related questions.

 
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Easy Pineapple Fried rice

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Nigerians and rice, we eat rice any day any time. We love it so much that we can strictly go on rice diet and not mind. Just recently, we had some Nigerians betraying our beloved parboiled white grain rice and went for some fancy rice/rice substitute like brown rice, quinoa, dark wild rice, bulgur and the likes. All these fancy super foods, all in the name of watching our heights! 

 
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Vegetarian Jollof Rice

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I was cooking noodles for my lil one the other day and immediately she saw me bringing out the peas from the freezer, she went ‘no mummy I don’t want it in my noodles’! I thought she was joking and well, as a mother I told her she is so eating it. My lil one insisted and stuck to her guns ‘mummy please I don’t want it’.