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17 Easy Breakfast Recipes with Rice

These hearty and delicious breakfast recipes with rice will make you fall in love with breakfast all over again!

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Homemade Fried Rice with Egg and Green Onions
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I’m absolutely mad about rice and, honestly, I don’t care if it’s not the healthiest thing out there.

To say I’m excited to share my favorite rice breakfast recipes with you is an understatement.

Join me in exploring the awesomeness of this versatile grain and turn it into everything from savory fried rice to sweet pudding. 

Try these breakfast recipes with rice and create some unforgettable morning magic!

1. Breakfast Fried Rice

Let’s get the rice ball rolling with the most obvious choice: fried rice.

This scrumptious dish is the ultimate breakfast sensation!

This recipe combines crispy bacon, fluffy eggs, mixed veggies, and rice all in one irresistible bowl.

It’s seasoned with soy sauce and toasted sesame oil, plus a sprinkle of green onions for that pop of color.

This dish will make your mornings a whole lot better.

2. Tamago Kake Gohan (Japanese-Style Egg Rice)

Tamago kake gohan is a super simple yet delicious Japanese-style egg rice dish. 

Just grab a bowl of hot rice, crack an egg into it, and season it with soy sauce, salt, and a touch of MSG for that umami kick. 

Then, give it a good whip with chopsticks, and watch the egg transform the rice into a creamy, pale yellow concoction.

It’s halfway between a custard and a meringue. 

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3. Breakfast Rice Porridge

This next rice dish is for you if you like starting your day with something sweet.

Made with cooked rice, milk, chopped Medjool dates, and a touch of cinnamon, this porridge is a delightful way to kick-start your day. 

Want to make it even more exciting? Top it off with your favorite dried fruits, nuts, and seeds for added flavor and texture. 

This cozy, warm bowl of goodness will definitely make your mornings extra special!

4. Breakfast Rice Bowl

This breakfast rice bowl is the perfect way to use up leftover rice and any extra vegetables you’ve got lying around. 

A fun medley of Jasmine rice, scallions, mushrooms, baby spinach, soy sauce, and butter, this dish is heaven in a bowl.

Make it extra hearty and healthy by topping your bowl with avocado slices, fried eggs, or whatever you feel like adding. 

5. 5-Minute Gyeran Bap (Korean-Style Egg Breakfast)

Gyeran bap is a traditional Korean dish of steamed rice mixed with a fried egg, soy sauce, sesame oil, and toasted sesame seeds.

This plain yet delicious meal is popular because it offers a great balance of carbs and protein to keep you going. 

Plus, you can personalize the toppings to make it your own!

Try crumbled roasted seaweed for texture and umami, green onions for freshness, or kimchi for a spicy kick. 

6. Bacon and Egg Fried Rice

Hold on to your tastebuds, this bacon and egg fried rice is about to take you on a flavor-packed joyride! 

How can anyone say no to the dream team that is crispy, salty bacon, fluffy eggs, and perfectly seasoned rice?

With every heavenly mouthful, you’ll be counting the bowls, but who’s keeping track?

7. Hearty Breakfast Burritos

Dig into these tasty breakfast burritos, loaded with fluffy jasmine rice, juicy breakfast sausage, and colorful bell peppers. 

Melted cheddar cheese hugs scrambled eggs, and a kick of hot sauce spices things up. 

A cool splash of ranch dressing chills it all out, wrapped in a cozy, warm flour tortilla. 

It’s a flavor-packed party in every bite!

8. Slow Cooker Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Rice

Who says you can’t have a slice of apple pie first thing in the morning? 

This breakfast recipe invites you to indulge in a comforting bowl of tender, spiced apples with a touch of sweetness. 

It transforms brown rice, a great alternative to oats, into a warm, cinnamon-kissed delight. 

The aroma of caramelized apples and cinnamon will fill your kitchen, getting you excited to try this delicious breakfast delight.

9. Sausage and Rice Casserole

Feeding a crowd for breakfast? Feast on this mouthwatering sausage and rice casserole! 

It’s loaded with fluffy rice and sizzling hot breakfast sausage blended with cream of mushroom and chicken soups

The mix of diced onion, celery, and red bell pepper adds crunch and color, with the sharp cheddar cheese making it simply irresistible.

10. Cheesy Egg & Rice Bake

Imagine a mouthwatering blend of fluffy rice and tender eggs, generously seasoned with aromatic herbs and spices. 

Each bite reveals pockets of gooey, melted cheese that creates a satisfying mouthfeel.

The golden-brown crust adds a delightful crunch, contrasting beautifully with the soft, creamy interior.

The rich, savory flavors of this dish dance on your palate, making it an instant hit with both kids and adults alike. 

11. Rice Pancakes

Making pancakes? Ditch the batter and use leftover rice instead! 

Say hello to these delightful rice pancakes, a creative twist on the classic flapjack.

These scrumptious treats taste similar to rice pudding but with a crispy-crunchy exterior. 

They’re great with syrup or microwave scrambled eggs.

12. Rice Muffins

Bet you didn’t think you could make muffins with leftover rice! This recipe proves there’s nothing rice couldn’t do. 

These rice muffins are a delightful and unique creation that brings together the best of both worlds. 

With a buttery, crisp exterior and a fluffy, slightly chewy interior, these muffins are tender, moist, and oh-so-tasty. 

Enjoy them plain or with a pat of butter for a satisfying breakfast treat.

13. Easy Fried Rice Waffles

We’ve covered rice pancakes and rice muffins, and now it’s time to put the spotlight on fried rice waffles.

Now we’re really heading into weird territory! 

But as odd as they may seem, rice waffles are actually quite delightful. 

They’re made with leftover fried rice, a splash of savory soy sauce, two fluffy eggs, and a hint of aromatic sesame oil.

These crispy, golden waffles will tantalize your tastebuds. 

Elevate your breakfast game with this scrumptious fusion of East-meets-West.

14. Homemade Cream of Rice Cereal

Cream of rice is a wonderfully versatile and gluten-free alternative to cream of wheat. 

This hot cereal, made from ground, uncooked rice, might seem basic.

But it transforms into a bowl of cozy comfort when combined with coconut milk, butter, and sugar. 

It promises a warm, satisfying, and nutritious meal for those seeking a gluten-free breakfast.

15. Breakfast Quesadillas

Take a trip south of the border with breakfast quesadillas

These cheesy delights are stuffed with scrambled eggs, black beans, ground beef, and Mexican rice, all folded inside a crispy tortilla. 

Top them off with zesty salsa, cool sour cream, and creamy guacamole for a fiesta in your mouth.

16. Breakfast Rice Pudding

For a healthy yet indulgent breakfast option, give this breakfast rice pudding a try.

Made with brown rice, this dish is both filling and packed with fiber. 

Add milk, butter, and a dash of cinnamon for flavor, then sweeten it up with honey and mashed banana

Top it with sliced bananas and your choice of dried fruits, nuts, and extra honey for a perfect finishing touch. 

17. Cuban-Style Huevos Rancheros

The classic Mexican breakfast gets a delicious twist with Cuban-style rice and beans. 

A crispy corn tortilla serves as the base, topped with a perfectly fried egg and a combo of fire-roasted salsa and crumbled queso fresco. 

You could easily make this a chicken breakfast recipe if you have leftovers. And it’ll make it super filling, too.

But the Cuban-style rice and beans are more than enough to fuel you until lunch!

17 Easy Breakfast Recipes with Rice

Try these tasty breakfast recipes with rice for something different and fun! From porridge to fried rice to burritos, each dish is hearty and delicious.


  • Breakfast Fried Rice

  • Breakfast Rice Porridge

  • Breakfast Rice Bowl

  • 5 -Minute Gyeran Bap (Korean-Style Egg Breakfast)

  • Bacon and Egg Fried Rice

  • Hearty Breakfast Burritos

  • Slow Cooker Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Rice

  • Sausage and Rice Casserole

  • Cheesy Egg & Rice Bake

  • Rice Pancakes

  • Rice Muffins

  • Easy Fried Rice Waffles

  • Homemade Cream of Rice Cereal

  • Breakfast Quesadillas

  • Breakfast Rice Pudding

  • Cuban-Style Huevos Rancheros


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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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