10 One Pot Minute Rice Recipes – Meals in Minutes

Instant white rice is a great option for those looking for a quick and easy meal. It can be used in a variety of recipes, ranging from breakfast dishes to desserts.

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We post a lot of deals on rice so we thought we should share some recipe on how to use it. These are great because they are one pot meals. Only one pot – not a lot of mess!

You can turn the above plain white rice into these meals in minutes!

Easy One Pot Minute Rice Recipes

Here are some recipes that make use of this convenient ingredient:

savory chicken rice

Savory Chicken Rice

Savory Chicken Rice is an easy, homemade version of that boxed chicken rice that we all grew up eating!  It makes a perfect side dish to all your favorite entrees, and it’s super easy to make!

tomato pulao

Tomato Pulao

Make this easy tomato pulao infused with garlic, ginger, onion, fresh coriander leaves, and spices for dinner or lunch. This one-pot Indian pulao recipe is quick to make.

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Black Beans & Rice w/ Andouille Sausage

This Black Beans & Rice w/ Andouille Sausage meal is perfect for a cold winter night. It is very easy to make and it will surely warm you up.

mexican beef and rice skillet

Mexican Beef and Rice Skillet

This Mexican Beef and Rice Skillet is made with ground beef and is incredibly easy, cheesy, and delicious. It’s ready in just 30 minutes which makes for the perfect quick family meal!

chicken broccoli rice casserole with curry

Chicken, Broccoli, & Rice Casserole with Curry

This chicken, broccoli, and rice casserole made with curry makes a delicious dinner that adults and kids will love! It’s simple to put together – make it ahead of time and freeze for later if you want, or bake and serve immediately!

habanero garlic rice

Habanero Garlic Rice

Habanero Garlic Rice combines sautéed onion, garlic, and habanero with butter, seasonings, and toasted rice for an out-of-this-world flavorful side dish that’s perfect for Mexican food, or anytime you want to bring a little heat!

cilantro lime chicken rice

Cilantro Lime Chicken & Rice

Cilantro lime chicken and rice is a one pot meal filled with juicy chicken, tender rice, and a spicy cream sauce. Perfect for any night of the week, this one pot meal comes together easily and clean up is a breeze. It’s a tasty comfort food dish, that you’ll come back to time and again.

singapore fried rice


Singapore fried rice. A delicious fusion of Indo Chinese cuisine that’s perfect for dinner parties or lunch boxes.

chicken and rice with mushrooms

Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms

This Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms recipe is a quick dish that is creamy and hearty. True comfort food made easy.

lemon chickpea and rice casserole

Lemon Chickpea And Rice Casserole

A super easy dump-and-bake meatless meal for the family! This Lemon Chickpea and Rice Casserole is a healthy, hearty, vegan, gluten-free, and allergy-free dinner idea! Dairy-free, creamy, and zesty, this casserole recipe can be made ahead of time, is freezer-friendly, and a comforting weeknight meal everyone will love!

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