Rice is such an important food. A staple in many countries, it’s a starch that can be used and cooked in several different ways to create tasty, filling meals for your whole family can tuck into.
While rice dishes can be delicious, It is also a staple food in so many countries and a frequent go-to for dinner times at home, coming up with new and exciting meal ideas can be hard and time-consuming.
Which is why so many people ask questions like, ‘how do you make rice less boring,’ and ‘what can you add to rice to make it taste better?’. If you’ve been looking for the answers to these questions too, look no further because Knorr has got you covered!
With Knorr’s amazing range of soups, sauces, salad dressings, bakes and more, you’ll have everything you need to create the most delicious rice dishes. So read on to find out the best ways to spice up rice for scrumptious meals.
How to Spice Up Rice
Rice is such a versatile grain that’s great for including in your dishes to create wholesome and tasty meals. It’s so versatile that there are even some dessert dishes you can make with it! Today though, we’re focusing on ways to help you get creative when it comes to cooking savoury rice dishes.
While rice is a popular ingredient, it can be tricky to cook with as it can easily end up becoming overcooked and mushy or undercooked and crunchy, which can ruin your whole meal.
During the delicate cooking process though, is the best time to add some spice and flavours to turn up the tastiness of your rice. So if you’ve been wondering, ‘which spices should I add to flavour rice?’ or simply how to add some flavour, we have some suggestions for you.
• Try a pre-cooked pack
Knorr Rice Mate Mild Breyani is a scrumptious solution that will take away the stress of having to cook a delicious dish from scratch as it contains pre-cooked rice and spices. It's perfect for when you’re short on time. The mild breyani flavour has just the right amount of spice to make it a meal that the whole family can enjoy. So, keep our Rice Mate handy to sort you out on nights when you’re craving a yummy rice dish that you can whip up in a flash.
• Use stocks and sauces
On those, one-pot-meal kind of days, using soups or stocks is a great way to add delicious layers of flavour to your rice. So try adding our Knorr Chicken Stock Pot to the pot as your rice is cooking to infuse your dish with some yummy chicken flavour. Or you can try using our Knorr Chicken à la King Dry Cook-in-Sauce for a hearty and flavourful meal that will fill you right up.
So you now know that to spice up rice, using the Knorr range of products is the way to go. But to keep you inspired in the kitchen when you’re cooking rice, try these rice recipes.