Not sure what to cook this Christmas?
On this page you will find a range of different Christmas rice recipes.
From simple breakfast ideas like mochi waffles, to quick and easy lunches and dinners, and delicious desserts, there is much to choose from.
While the star of the Christmas table is often a succulent roast or a glazed ham, let's not overlook the humble yet versatile grain that has the power to transform any meal – rice.
Christmas rice recipes go beyond just cooking plain rice on the stove.
With rice, you can make an impressive meal such as paella, or a decadent dessert like chocolate mochi.
This Christmas, if you are looking for something a little different or are short on time, why not try one of these tasty recipes.
From delightful sweet treats like chocolate mochi to hassle-free breakfast ideas like mochi pancakes, the are many options and there is something for everyone.
Whether you're on the lookout for inventive twists on traditional dishes or seeking cozy breakfast inspirations to commence your Christmas morning, these rice recipes are guaranteed to infuse your festive celebrations with a perfect blend of warmth and flavor.
Easy Rice Recipes For Christmas
Below you will find a collection of delicious and easy rice recipes that you can devour this Christmas.
Let's start of with some breakfast recipes, shall we?
Now that we have covered breakfast, let's move on to some tasty appetizers and finger food.
Lunch and Dinner Rice Recipes
Okay, time for something a little bit more filling. These recipes are perfect to make for lunch or dinner.
Sweet Rice Recipes
Finally, it's time for sweets! Below you will find a range of different sweet recipes that you can make.
Some of these recipes, like the chocolate rice bubble slice can be made in advance.
Yes, you can make arroz doce ahead. You can make this dish up to 2 days in advance. Any longer than this and the rice starts to become gritty and unpleasant in texture.
No, glutinous rice flour is not the same as rice flour. Glutinous rice flour is also known as sweet rice flour or mochiko flour.
It is made from glutinous rice which is more starchy and stickier than the rice used to make rice flour.
Place your soft waffles in your waffle iron over low to medium heat and allow to slowly become crisp. Alternatively, you could heat them in the oven to make them crispy.
Fresh mochi can be kept at room temperature in a sealed airtight container for a few days.
It can also be stored in the fridge however it will become drier quicker.
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