Every cook needs a few go-to Asian chicken and rice recipes in their repertoire, and these 21 delicious and easy recipes are sure to satisfy any craving!
Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight meal or a more indulgent weekend dinner, these recipes are sure to please your family and friends.
From classic stir-fries to fragrant curries, these recipes are packed with flavor and are sure to become your new favorites.
Welcome to your new favorite dinner!
This Ultimate Firecracker Chicken is a showstopper.
This dish has the best combination of flavors — sweet, spicy, and savory all in one.
And it’s so easy to make. It starts with crispy chicken thighs that are coated in an incredible firecracker sauce.
Serve it over rice for an Asian-style feast you won’t be able to get enough of!
If you’re looking for an Asian-style dish that’s a surefire hit with the family, then this Crispy Sesame Chicken with Sticky Asian Sauce is it!
The chicken is lightly battered and fried to perfection, giving it a delicious crunch.
And the sticky sauce?
Well, let’s just say there won’t be any leftovers at dinnertime.
Sweet and spicy notes combine with sesame oil and a hint of garlic to create an irresistible flavor that will keep everyone coming back for more.
This one reminds me of the classic Japanese-style chicken dishes that we all love.
It’s a simple teriyaki chicken rice bowl recipe — quick, easy, and delicious.
This dish is great for lunch or dinner with flavorful marinated chicken served over fluffy white rice and topped with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
It’s sure to be a hit!
The marinade for this dish starts with honey, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, and sesame oil.
The mix of sweet and savory flavors will make your mouth water!
Once you add the teriyaki sauce to the pan-fried chicken pieces – it’s time to dig in!
With only one pot and 30 minutes, you can have a delicious dinner on the table – Chinese chicken and rice!
Think of it as an updated take-out favorite.
This one-pot meal has all the flavors of fried rice, Chinese chicken, and Chinese broccoli with a hint of garlic, ginger, green onion, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame seeds.
Plus it’s packed with protein from the chicken thighs making this dish great for lunch or dinner.
So don’t wait – make it tonight!
If you don’t mind a bit of spice in your life, then this Moroccan Chicken & Rice dish is for you!
Combining fragrant herbs and spices like coriander, oregano, and turmeric with juicy chicken thighs – it’s a delicious mixture that will have everyone coming back for more.
Aromatic basmati rice pairs perfectly with the succulent chicken, just top off all those flavors with some yogurt and dare I say..lemon wedges?
Imagine looking forward to dinner every night.
You can have that feeling with this Coconut Turmeric Roast Chicken and Rice!
Take a trip halfway around the world to Indonesia without leaving your kitchen.
It’s all thanks to the zingy Balinese marinade and spiced turmeric rice.
You won’t believe how amazing they taste together, it will be love at first bite.
Your family is sure to ask for seconds of this oven-baked awesomeness!
No matter who you’re cooking for, this Asian Chicken Rice Bowl is sure to please everyone.
Its lean protein, delicious sauces, and jasmine rice are just what your taste buds crave.
This recipe comes together quickly with only 20 minutes of time needed! You can even meal prep ahead for the week — it keeps in the fridge for up to three days or in the freezer for up to two months.
The sesame oil adds a nutty flavor that blends perfectly with all of the other flavors brought out by the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sweet chili sauce, and ginger.
Sprinkle on some diced green onions and sesame seeds as a finishing touch – then enjoy!
Sometimes simple meals are the tastiest.
Have you ever had Lemongrass Chicken Fried Rice?
If not, it’s time to get cooking!
This recipe is a flavor-packed dish that comes together in just 30 minutes.
Plus, it uses easy ingredients like jasmine rice, ground chicken, and fish sauce.
Don’t forget to add your favorite vegetables and herbs for an extra punch of flavor!
Enjoy this savory lemongrass treat with friends or family tonight.
If there’s one thing I love about Indonesian cuisine, it’s Nasi Goreng.
This fried rice dish is packed with flavor and is relatively easy to make.
It’s full of protein from the chicken, shrimp paste, and eggs; and a balance of fresh vegetables like tomatoes and cucumber for some extra crunch!
What makes this recipe stand out from other Asian fried rice dishes are the wonderful sauces that give it its dark brown color.
The combination of kecap manis (sweet soy sauce), chili, garlic, onion, and shallots really elevates this dish!
10. Thai Fried Rice
Once you take your first bite of this Thai Fried Rice, you’ll feel like you’ve been taken to the streets of Thailand!
It’s a show-stopping comfort food dish that can be easily tailored to your taste and preferences.
This savory recipe includes jasmine rice, prawns/shrimp, eggs, onions, garlic, and cucumber.
The combination is then tossed in a flavorful blend of soy sauce, fish sauce, oyster sauce, and Thai seasoning.
Make sure to end off with freshly chopped coriander for an extra burst of flavor.
If eating healthy is a priority for you and your family, but you love Chinese takeout food, I have the perfect solution. Introducing this recipe for healthy chicken fried rice!
It’s all the flavors of classic fried rice – full of tender chicken, bell pepper, onion, and peas – with low-fat ingredients like olive oil and gluten-free soy sauce.
Taking just 45 minutes to make and ready to serve five people — it’s delicious comfort food without all the guilt.
Plus it’s made using everyday pantry staples so there’s no need to venture out on an ingredient hunt.
So don’t miss out on great-tasting Chinese food that can be enjoyed in your own home!
I’m a total sucker for a good bowl of chicken satay, and this one will satisfy all your cravings!
It’s got the perfect balance of sweet and spicy with a punchy peanut sauce that you’ll love.
Simply cook up some jasmine rice or noodles to enjoy it with, then top it with crunchy cucumbers, fresh cilantro, roasted peanuts, and chili paste.
The star of the show is definitely the flavorful peanut sauce – made with hoisin sauce, tomato paste, garlic, chile paste, and more – so don’t skimp on the ingredients.
Time to grab your chopsticks – dinner is served!
Can you believe that all these delicious flavors can be brought together in one dish?
Sticky Coconut Chicken and Rice is a comforting, one-pot meal that’s sure to impress.
Ginger and garlic infuse the coconut rice with flavor, while chicken thighs absorb the creamy sauce as they cook.
Toasty cashews add nuttiness and texture to this delicious dish, which is topped with cilantro for freshness.
And don’t forget to top it off with hot sauce for a pop of heat!
Tandoori chicken made without an oven?
This one-pan tandoori chicken is bursting with flavor and is ready in under two hours.
Accompanied by a savory spiced yellow coconut rice, it’s full of bright, exotic flavors like coriander, garam masala, paprika, and turmeric. So good you won’t miss the oven at all!
Not only is this recipe perfect for meal prepping or weeknight dinners – but clean-up is super easy too.
Super unique and tasty Asian Chicken and Rice Soup with Napa Cabbage.
This recipe is perfect for 2019 if you’re looking to get back into healthy eating after the holidays!
It’s a one-pot meal that comes together in under an hour.
This soup bursts with amazing flavors from garlic, ginger, green onions, lime juice, fish sauce, and freshly ground pepper.
And the best part? It’s packed full of nutritious ingredients like chicken thighs, jasmine rice, and napa cabbage.
A little spice and a lot of flavor – that’s what this Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Fried Rice is all about!
This delicious stir-fry can be ready in under 30 minutes, making it the perfect weeknight meal. It’s also vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free adaptable.
It packs a punch with garlicky chili and peppery basil flavors. Serve with cucumber slices if desired, or add even more flavor by serving fish sauce with chopped chilies on the side!
So get your wok ready and let’s fire up some Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Fried Rice for dinner tonight.
Just when you thought dinner couldn’t get any easier, this Instant Pot Chicken Breast and Rice recipe come to the rescue!
It’s the perfect dish for busy weeknight meals.
This delicious curried chicken and rice dish is packed with flavors from garlic, ginger, curry powder, turmeric, chili powder, and paprika.
And it’s simple to make; just toss all the ingredients into your Instant Pot and viola – dinner is ready in no time!
Plus you’ll have plenty of leftovers that are easy to reheat.
Serve up this hearty one-pot meal with a side salad or steamed vegetables for a complete meal your family will love!
This recipe requires a bit more effort but the flavor-packed results are worth it.
Introducing Spicy Thai Chicken and Brown Rice Bowls!
The savory, sweet, spicy, and salty power of this bowl is no joke.
It starts with cooked brown rice for a healthy base.
Then top it off with ground chicken flavored with ginger, garlic, Thai red curry paste, and cayenne pepper.
You’ll also get some delicious crunchy texture from carrots, cabbage, and roasted peanuts all drizzled in curried peanut sauce made from peanut butter, tamari or soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice vinegar.
Come on — aren’t you ready to dig into one of these flavorful bowls?
Treat yourself to a restaurant-quality meal in just 20 minutes!
Introducing Oyakodon, the Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl.
It’s packed with flavor with such simplicity — you can’t go wrong!
Deliciously savory chicken is cooked together with eggs and onion in a flavorful dashi broth, then served on top of fluffy hot steamed rice.
Oyakodon is so hearty, comforting, and an all-around crowd-pleaser that everyone at the table will love it.
Make a special meal with this delicious Curry Fried Rice with Chicken!
This fried rice is full of flavor thanks to yellow curry powder, vegetables, and juicy chicken.
Plus, it’s easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes.
For the perfect mix of flavors, you’ll want to use day-old cooked jasmine rice for the best texture.
And don’t forget about eggs and chicken bouillon—they both add something extra special to this dish!
Chicken and rice just got a lot more exciting.
Introducing Honey Garlic Chicken and Rice!
This dish is sweet yet savory, easy to make, and ready in no time.
The marinade for the chicken is made of soy sauce, honey, garlic, and rice vinegar for an incredibly flavorful glaze that you’ll love.
Serve with boiled rice for a meal that comes together faster than takeout!
21 Best Asian Chicken and Rice Recipe Collection
- Best Ever Firecracker Chicken
- Crispy Sesame Chicken with a Sticky Asian Sauce
- Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls
- One Pot Chinese Chicken and Rice
- Moroccan Chicken & Rice
- Coconut Turmeric Roast Chicken and Rice
- Asian Chicken Rice Bowl
- Lemongrass Chicken Fried Rice
- Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice)
- Thai Fried Rice
- Healthy Chicken Fried Rice
- Chicken Satay Rice Bowls
- Sticky Coconut Chicken and Rice
- One Pan Tandoori Chicken with Spiced Coconut Rice
- Asian Chicken and Rice Soup with Napa Cabbage
- Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Fried Rice
- Instant Pot Chicken Breast and rice
- Spicy Thai Chicken and Brown Rice Bowls
- Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl)
- Curry Fried Rice with Chicken
- Honey Garlic Chicken and Rice
- Choose your favorite recipe from this collection to serve for dinner tonight.
- Prepare all of the required ingredients.
- Cook your meal in 30 minutes or less!