The possible preparations for rice and grains are practically unlimited. Here are our favorite recipes for grain-filled soups, sides, salads, and even desserts.
Overhead view of two bowls of Champorado and a side plate of candied anchovies
Champorado (Filipino Rice Porridge With Chocolate)
A beefsteak donburi rice bowl topped with scallions
Beefsteak Donburi (Japanese Rice Bowl) With Spinach Recipe
Fried Rice With Chinese Sausage, Cabbage, and Torch Hei Recipe
A plate of Hoppin' John
Hoppin' John Recipe
A pan of grilled paella mixta on a table, with mussels, shrimp, chicken, and clams.
Grilled Paella Mixta (Mixed Paella With Chicken and Seafood) Recipe
Halal cart-style chicken and rice
Serious Eats' Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice With White Sauce 
Hashweh with chicken served with a bowl of yogurt and farmers salad.
Hashweh (Palestinian Spiced Rice and Meat)
Overhead view of bibingka in cast iron pan
Bibingka (Filipino Rice Cake)
Overhead view of finished Tang Yuan on two bowls with one opened on a soup spoon
Tang Yuan (Glutinous Rice Balls) Recipe
an overhead photo Arroz Caldo (Filipino chicken and rice soup)
Arroz Caldo (Filipino Chicken and Rice Soup) Recipe
How to Build a Better Rice Bowl
A large serving bowl containing wild rice salad with mushrooms, celery root, and pine nuts.
26 Nutty, Tasty, and Filling Recipes With Whole Grains
Grilled chicken and pork paella in a paella pan
Grilled Chicken and Pork Paella Recipe
10 Fried Rice Recipes for Inspired Weeknight Meals
How to Make Mochi by Hand Recipe
Glutinous Rice and Chinese Sausage Wrapped in Banana Leaves Recipe
Rolling a cooked dosa on a cast iron griddle
Dosa (Indian Rice-and-Lentil Crepes) Recipe
A traditional pastiera grain and ricotta pie from Campania, Italy
Pastiera (Ricotta and Cooked Grains Cake) Recipe | Seriously Italian
Overhead view of taiwanese turkey and rice on a blue and white stripped background
Taiwanese Turkey Rice Recipe
Khao Tom Thai Rice Soup Recipe
A bowl of fried rice with Chinese sausage. There is a silver spoon in the bowl. On the left periphery of the image is another bowl of fried rice. There is a glass of liquid in the top right corner, and a bowl holding sliced scallions on the right periphery of the image.
Fried Rice With Chinese Sausage Recipe
Curd Rice (Indian Rice with Yogurt) Recipe
Stir-Fried Rice Cakes Recipe
Plov (Uzbek Rice Pilaf) Recipe
Overhead view of a dark gray bowl containing seared sea scallops with leek risotto and lemon-brown butter sauce.
Seared Sea Scallops With Leek Risotto and Lemon-Brown Butter Sauce Recipe
A round ceramic plate holding creamy saffron risotto. There is a glass of liquid in the top left corner and a small bowl of grated cheese on the bottom left edge of the frame.
Creamy Risotto alla Milanese (Saffron Risotto) Recipe
Coconut Rice Porridge Recipe
Korean Beef Bulgogi Burritos Recipe
Bánh Tráng Nướng (Grilled Vietnamese Rice Paper With Egg, Pork, and Condiments) Recipe
Breakfast Black Rice Porridge With Coconut Cream Recipe
Pork larb, served in a white bowl with leaves of romaine lettuce on the side.
Pork Larb (Thai Salad with Pork, Herbs, Chile, and Toasted Rice Powder) Recipe
taking a forkful of risotto al salto pancake dusted with grated parmigiano
Risotto al Salto (Crispy Rice Pancake) Recipe
Risotto with Spring Peas, Ham, and Fontina Cheese Recipe
Bacon and Egg Fried Rice Recipe
Rice Cakes with Chili Paste, Fermented Black Bean, and Sichuan Peppercorn Recipe
Riselotes al Salto (Elote-Flavored Risotto Pancake) Recipe
Clay Pot Rice With Spicy Sausage and Mushrooms Recipe
Homemade Peeps Rice Krispy treats cut into a rectangle, a star, and a heart on a plate.
Peeps Krispies Treats Recipe
A small round wooden bowl holding poha chivda. There is a larger cream-colored ceramic bowl in the top right corner of the image.
Poha Chivda (Indian Flattened Rice Snack) Recipe
Belgian Pie Recipe
Camargue Red Rice Salad Recipe
White Rice with Slow-Cooked Egg and Furikake Recipe
Horchata Recipe
Spanish Rice with Chicken, Olives and Chickpea Tomato Sauce Recipe
The Momofuku Cookbook's Kimchi Stew with Rice Cakes Recipe
Toisan-style joong
Toisan-Style Joong
Carolina Gold Rice Salad from 'Around the Southern Table'
Tequila Mint Hot Chocolate Recipe
Skillet Chicken and Rice with Peppers and Onions Recipe
Sushi Week Part 5: How to Make Chirashizushi
Saffron Risotto with Shrimp and Pistachios Recipe
Masala Dosa (Potato-Filled Rice-and-Lentil Crepe) Recipe
Make-Ahead Bulgur Pita Pockets with Spiced Chickpeas, Carrots, and Tahini Recipe
Aromatic Indian Shrimp Pilaf (Kolambi Bhaat) Recipe
Overhead view of Hainanese Chicken Rice Set
Hainanese Chicken Rice Set
Crispy Salmon with Jasmine Tea Rice and Wasabi Edamame Recipe
My Thai: Breakfast Black Rice Porridge with Coconut Cream