25+ Easy & Delicious Leftover Rice Recipes

It's happened to all of us. We cook a huge dinner with rice as one of the side dishes, and then we end up having leftover rice. The best part about this is that your leftover rice can be the basis for lunch or dinner the next day.

So, before you throw it away, take a look at this list of 25 easy leftover rice recipes that are not only simple to put together, but will leave you incredibly satisfied.

Rice Pancakes 

This recipe may not be like the type of fluffy and light pancakes that you’re used to, but these pancakes provide a sweet, lightly-spiced flavor and oatmeal-like texture that’ll be sure to win you over.

Paella Salad

Filled with tender and tasty pieces of chicken, shrimp, and sausage, this hearty recipe serves up to seven people.

Bacon And Egg Fried Rice 

This simple rice recipe can be compiled in less than 30 minutes and provides some excellent comfort food if you’re short on time.

Chicken And Rice Soup

This dish is one of the best leftover recipes you can make if you’re left with spare rice and rotisserie chicken.

Parmesan Rice Cakes

This recipe is effectively a simplified version of the fried rice balls mentioned earlier in the list.

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