Are you looking for inspiration for some absolutely mouthwatering rice bowl recipes? If so then this is the list for you! With a wide variety of options from Korean bibimbap and Japanese sushi style to Mexican themed and even flavorful Indian cuisine.
These rice bowl dinners are easy and have delicious toppings. Choose from chicken rice bowls, vegan rice bowls and other healthy and delicious rice bowl recipes.
- Easy Rice Bowl Recipes
- 🥢 Korean Rice Bowl Recipes
- 1. Ginger Garlic Bulgogi Bowl
- 2. Korean Beef Bowl
- 3. Tuna Mayo Deopbap Bowl
- 4. Soy Sesame Bibimbap
- 5. Korean Chicken Rice Bowl
- 6. Vegetarian Bibimbap
- 7. Bokkeumbap Fried Rice
- 8. Korean BBQ Salmon
- 🥦 Vegetarian Rice Bowls
- 9. Sweet & Spicy Ginger Tofu Bowl
- 10. Black Bean Onion Pilaf
- 11. Broccoli Brown Rice
- 12. Baked Tempeh With Brown Rice
- 13. Instant Pot Fajita Rice Bowl
- 14. Teriyaki Chickpea Rice
- 15. Sriracha Baked Tofu
- 16. Lemongrass Tofu Buddha Bowl
- 🍛 Indian Rice Bowl Recipes
- 17. Chicken Pulao Rice
- 18. Vegan Butter Chickpeas
- 19. Squash Chickpea Curry Rice
- 🍚 Japanese Rice Bowl Recipes
- 20. Shrimp & Rice Bowls
- 21. Teriyaki Salmon Bowls
- 22. Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls
- 23. Chicken & Egg Rice
- 24. Spicy Crab Sushi Bowl
- 25. Tuna Poke Rice Recipe
- 26. Unagi Don Unadon
- 27. Ikura Donburi
- 28. Yellowtail Sashimi Bowl
- 29. Spicy Salmon Sushi In A Bowl
- 🌾 Mexican Recipes
- 30. Buffalo Chicken Bowl
- 31. Chicken Burrito Rice
- 32. Chipotle Shrimp Fajita Rice
- 33. Mexican Beans & Rice
- 34. Enchilada Rice Bowls
- 35. Taco Rice Bowl
- 🧧 Chinese Rice Bowl Recipes
- 36. Bang Bang Shrimp
- 37. Crockpot Sweet & Sour Chicken
- 38. Beef & Broccoli Rice Bowls
- 39. Kung Pao Tofu Rice
- 40. Ground Beef & Broccoli
- 📝 Frequently asked questions, answers and tips:
- Best Rice Bowl Recipes
- 👩🏻🍳 Sarah Mock
Easy Rice Bowl Recipes
🥢 Korean Rice Bowl Recipes
Looking for more quick and easy dinner and recipes for a delicious and satisfying meal? Look no further than these amazing rice bowl recipes! From teriyaki chicken to spicy shrimp, there's a flavor for every taste bud.
These easy-to-make grain bowl dishes are perfect for busy weeknights weeknight dinners or lazy weekends. Plus, they're packed with protein and healthy ingredients, so you can feel good about what you're eating. So why not try one of these tasty rice bowl recipes today?!
1. Ginger Garlic Bulgogi Bowl
Bulgogi bowls are super delicious and satisfying, especially this recipe with ginger, garlic, fluffy white rice, spicy kimchi, a fried egg, crispy chili beef, and sliced fresh cucumber. Bulgogi is a traditional Korean dish that literally translates to "fire meat" and it’s extremely flavorful!
2. Korean Beef Bowl
If you’re looking for Korean beef rice bowls that are simple and flavorful this is the recipe for you! With onions, avocado oil, scallions, and sesame broccoli what’s not to love? You can whip this up in 15 minutes for a delicious and quick weeknight meal.
3. Tuna Mayo Deopbap Bowl
Next time you want to get Korean restaurant-style food but don't feel like leaving the house, give this tuna Mayo deopbap recipe a try. This Korean-inspired meal is so good, you'll be making it all of the time! They’re perfect for home or to-go lunch any time of the year.
4. Soy Sesame Bibimbap
Soy sesame bibimbap is a savory rice bowl with thinly sliced Bulgogi Korean beef, mixed vegetables, kimchi, gochujang, and more. The best vegetables to use include julienned cucumber, zucchini radish, gim (edible seaweed), mushrooms, dorangi (bellflower root), soybean sprouts, green onions, and gosari (bracken fern stems).
5. Korean Chicken Rice Bowl
This recipe is healthy bowl recipe, and full of fresh vegetables, textures and flavors! Korean chicken rice bowls are like a nutritious Asian take-out-inspired dish with sweet and tangy ingredients. With boneless skinless chicken breast, this whole grain bowl is the meal to choose when you want to keep it healthy yet really yummy.
6. Vegetarian Bibimbap
If you love bibimbap style bowls but want to keep it vegetarian try this. It's perfectly flavored with miso paste alongside a traditional Gochujang sauce! As well as soy, sesame, and stir fry veggies. This meal is ready in less than 20 minutes.
7. Bokkeumbap Fried Rice
Bokkeumbap is a popular traditional Korean fried rice dish using Doenjang and Gochujang pastes. Made with red chilies, fermented soybeans, rice and salt resulting in a fiery heat and mild sweetness.
8. Korean BBQ Salmon
Ready in just 10 minutes this Korean BBQ salmon stir fry is perfect, healthy, gluten-free and allergy-friendly not to mention mouthwatering. So when you want a gourmet style recipe on a budget Korean BBQ Salmon bowls are the way to go.
🥦 Vegetarian Rice Bowls
9. Sweet & Spicy Ginger Tofu Bowl
Don’t shy away from tofu recipes! This sweet and spicy ginger tofu rice bowl is just what you need for your next plant based meal. For best results use firm or extra firm tofu for a tasty texture mixed with amazing ingredients like ginger garlic & molasses.
10. Black Bean Onion Pilaf
If you like black beans and onions this simple, hearty meal is right up your alley. This vegetarian rice bowl takes 15 minutes to prep, 25 minutes to cook, and is perfect for the whole family.
11. Broccoli Brown Rice
Brown rice is super healthy as it has more whole grains. This recipe also has broccoli, coconut bacon, and almond satay sauce! Plus it’s vegan, gluten free, meal prep friendly, and packed with plant-based protein. Make sure to use gluten-free tamari instead of soy sauce to keep it GF!
12. Baked Tempeh With Brown Rice
I absolutely adore tempeh, it’s so much better than tofu in my personal opinion because the texture is crunchy and almost meaty. This rice bowl recipe uses marinated baked tempeh, cabbage slaw and broccoli making it absolutely delicious.
13. Instant Pot Fajita Rice Bowl
Break out your instant pot and get ready to make fajita rice packed with juicy chicken, creamy cheese, your favorite toppings, and Southwest flavors. This recipe is suitable for gluten free diets and includes Weight Watchers points.
14. Teriyaki Chickpea Rice
The most amazing vegetarian bowl with rice, teriyaki chickpeas, stir-fried vegetables and topped with ginger peanut sauce. They are great for prepping in advance for show-stopping meals all your quick weeknight dinner together.
15. Sriracha Baked Tofu
You will love this delicious rice bowl featuring sriracha baked tofu over rice topped with edamame, avocado and carrot. If you’re looking for an outstanding vegan rice bowl that’s packed with flavor and nutrition, this sriracha tofu meal is sure to do the trick! It’s perfect for a quick and healthy weeknight meal but it’s lovely for guests too.
16. Lemongrass Tofu Buddha Bowl
Lemongrass Buddha bowls feature tofu tossed in a sweet garlicky lemongrass honey soy sauce served with fresh veggies over rice. The best part about this meal is that the whole thing is on the table in 30 minutes or less.
🍛 Indian Rice Bowl Recipes
17. Chicken Pulao Rice
Good chicken is amazing in almost any form like a side dish, snack, or main course. Just like this chicken pulao with rice! This traditional Indian cooking method utilizes absorption with a specific amount of water. With fantastic herbs and spices as well this meal will not disappoint.
18. Vegan Butter Chickpeas
Vegetarian meals are popular in Indian cuisine. Like this butter chickpea rice bowl using creamy yogurt and fragrant spices. It’s then finished off in a single skillet with a tomato-based sauce and ready in just 10 minutes!
19. Squash Chickpea Curry Rice
This recipe is so simple and so tasty; it's healthier than classic takeout curry. After you taste one bite you'll be adding this one to your go-to dinner recipes asap! With butternut squash, chickpea curry, spinach, brown rice and green chutney!
🍚 Japanese Rice Bowl Recipes
20. Shrimp & Rice Bowls
I love a good, hearty shrimp recipe and if it is bursting with nutrition and pretty to look at, bingo! This seafood rice bowl has so much going for it. The goodness of jalapeño, cilantro, grated cotija cheese, and more comes together in a beautiful medley of aromatics and spices.
21. Teriyaki Salmon Bowls
How can you not love a scrumptious pan-seared salmon glazed in a homemade teriyaki sauce? Especially when it’s served on top of a bowl of rice with lots of colorful, healthy veggies. A new and creative way to serve seafood dinner at home!
22. Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls
You just have to make these easy chicken teriyaki bowls because they are so yummy, simple to make, and well-balanced. They are great for meal-prep, weekday dinners, or on-the-go lunch. The best part is you can easily make them ahead of time like Sunday evening!
23. Chicken & Egg Rice
If you're looking for a top notch Japanese chicken and rice bowl recipe you've found the best one. Donburi has a delicious bowl of steamed white rice with extra broth that soaks through everything, adding loads of umami flavor!
24. Spicy Crab Sushi Bowl
Sushi is hands down my favorite food, no ifs, ands or buts. That’s why I make this spicy crab sushi bowl all the time. No need to drop a 60+ dollar bill going out to eat sushi anymore, these homemade ideas are simple.
25. Tuna Poke Rice Recipe
If you want to enjoy the flavors of a fresh sushi roll in the comfort of your home, make this tuna poke rice. Perfect for meal prep, lunch or dinner. With all your favorite Japanese ingredients like tuna, rice, avocado, cucumber and a flavorful sauce.
26. Unagi Don Unadon
Unagi sauce is so good! If you’ve ever had an eel sushi roll you’ve likely tasted unagi. If I had to describe the flavor it’s like a Japanese twist on American BBQ sauce but better. Take that sauce and serve with eel, steamed rice and top with nori, sesame seeds, and scallions.
27. Ikura Donburi
If you really adore Japanese seafood then you’re likely familiar with ikura. Salmon roe fish eggs marinated and served with rice and wasabi is actually easy enough to make at home. As a whole this dish is rich, briny, earthy, balanced, decadent, fluffy, and healthy!
28. Yellowtail Sashimi Bowl
I had to add a few recipes for sushi themed rice bowls because I just love this style of Japanese cuisine so much. Yellowtail sashimi bowls take just a few minutes to assemble and make the best meal for any time any day. All you have to do is cook the rice and assemble.
29. Spicy Salmon Sushi In A Bowl
Spicy salmon sushi roll rice bowl is a fabulous homemade restaurant quality dish. No need to leave the house either, enjoy the sushi experience at your very own dinner table. Results include a mixture of creamy, crunchy, spicy, and sour flavors.
🌾 Mexican Recipes
30. Buffalo Chicken Bowl
Moving on to Mexican style bowls, this Buffalo chicken dish is super flavorful, filled with protein, healthy fats, and carbs. Just get some thinly sliced boneless skinless chicken breast, broccoli slaw mix, blue cheese crumbles, buffalo sauce and some seasonings and get cookin.
31. Chicken Burrito Rice
Chicken burritos in a bowl of rice are next in the list for Mexican inspired rice recipes! This one is ready in 30-minutes with chicken breasts, corn, pinto beans, rice, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, and cheddar cheese. Tip: use cilantro lime rice for added flavor.
32. Chipotle Shrimp Fajita Rice
Shrimp fajita rice is ready in 30-minutes or less. It’s a quick and easy meal that the entire family can enjoy. With rice, sauteed vegetables, and a cilantro lime Greek yogurt sauce.
33. Mexican Beans & Rice
Instant Pot black beans and rice is a healthy side dish or vegetarian one pot meal. Make it mild or spicy to serve with enchiladas, tacos or chicken. Ingredients include: olive oil, long grain rice, whole canned black beans,, diced onions, green bell peppers, and so much more!
34. Enchilada Rice Bowls
Enchilada rice bowls are whipped up quickly and easily in your instant pot. It’s a great side dish or you can add some meat for a full course meal. With ingredients like olive oil, chili powder, cumin, parsley, enchilada sauce, and more what’s not to adore?
35. Taco Rice Bowl
A vegetarian taco in a bowl, crushed tortilla chips, and lettuce? Yes please! It’s gluten free and full of different textures and flavors that you will devour. So if you want a meatless, quick and easy weeknight dinner idea for the whole family try taco rice bowls!
🧧 Chinese Rice Bowl Recipes
36. Bang Bang Shrimp
Moving on to Chinese inspired rice bowls and I just had to start with bang bang shrimp. This recipe has ingredients like crunchy cucumbers and creamy avocado making it super scrumptious. This dish was also inspired by the Bonefish Grill.
37. Crockpot Sweet & Sour Chicken
Who doesn’t love sweet and sour flavored chicken meals? When you combine chicken breasts, sweet pineapple, zesty red and green bell peppers, tangy onions, and a sour, flavorful sauce your result is sure to be number one.
38. Beef & Broccoli Rice Bowls
Beef and broccoli stir fry is a classic Chinese cuisine recipe. And this one won’t disappoint with an extremely addictive sauce. It’s budget friendly and a lovely homemade takeout style dish. Your family members will be grateful when you serve them this meal.
39. Kung Pao Tofu Rice
This Kung Pao recipe is a fantastic way to eat tofu. It’s a Chinese inspired stir fry, well seasoned, packed with vegetables, and toasted in a lovely brown sauce. Make it a little spicy with some chili pepper flakes.
40. Ground Beef & Broccoli
Ground beef and broccoli rice bowls are super simple, budget friendly, and full of flavor. Ready in under 30 minutes and mistake-proof, this recipe will have you licking the bowl! Plus it’s pretty nutritious with protein, vitamins, and healthy carbs.
📝 Frequently asked questions, answers and tips:
Just like any kind of recipe a rice bowl can be good or not so good for you depending on the toppings you put in it. Rice by itself is a nutritious whole grain and if you want to make the bowl healthy add baked meat, minimal oils, and lots of steamed vegetables!
Best Rice Bowl Recipes
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Sarah Mock is a classically trained Chef and graduate of Johnson & Wales University. A culinary blogger for 14 years Sarah helps the home cook prepare her recipes with professional results.
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