Here’s How to Turn Your Leftover Rice Into a Whole New Meal

Take your leftover rice out of the fridge and make fried rice
Fried rice

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Add shrimp and veggies to leftover rice for a delicious fried rice recipe. 

Don’t throw away your leftovers — you can turn them into a whole new meal. Take your three-day old rice out of the fridge and make fried rice. If you have leftover chicken, fish, or shrimp, cut it into bite-sized pieces and throw the pieces in the sauté pan as well.

Fried rice makes a hearty and delicious weeknight meal. While some fried rice recipes call for fresh rice you can cut a few corners with these recipes.

Expat Fried Rice

Expat Fried Rice

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Try this delicious recipe made with leftover rice.

This is the perfect fried rice recipe because you have the ability to use both leftover rice, chicken, or fish. Add onions, thyme, and spinach to your leftovers in a sauté pan and you have a whole new meal.

For the Expat Fried Rice recipe, click here.

Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice

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Add quick cooking shrimp to your day old fried rice for a whole new recipe.

Here’s a quick and easy go-to meal for those busy weeknights after work. This shrimp fried rice dish is also a great way to use up leftover steamed rice and incorporate quick-cooking shrimp. — Bee Yinn Low

For the Shrimp Fried Rice recipe, click here.

Watercress Fried Rice

Watercress Fried Rice

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Add watercress and chicken to leftover rice for a delightful watercress fried rice recipe.

Watercress is popular for its versatility in cooking — you can sauté it with leftover rice for a whole new meal.

For the Watercress Fried Rice recipe, click here.

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