5 minute leftover rice n sauce dinner

Leftovers are a big issue in many family fridges – if you’re anything like Kimberley and Jonathan you have bits and pieces of random foods in your fridge. We’re going to show you how to make something special out of them!

Oce of the most common things leftover is sauce – especially from thai curries, stir fries or even pasta sauce or stews. There is so much flavour in these, and it’s shame to waste them. So we love to grab leftover sauce, plus any leftover meats or veg, and cook them up with some rice in a big pot.

To make a super quick 5 minute dinner for your family, grab some pre-steamed rice from the pantry – we’re using the family size pack of Sunrice pre-steamed Brown Rice. Brown rice is a great way to get whole grains into your family diet.

Watch us teach Kimberley and Jonathan this recipe on Episode 4 of Kitchen Rescue on TenPlay

Kitchari, Indian Fried Rice

Jonathan LOVES meat, so sometimes he needs to be coaxed into eating more vegetables… so we’ve got a quick and easy indian version of fried rice – it’s called “kitchari” and it’s full of bold spices, fragrant basmati rice, and it’s all made even better by cooking it in Lurpak butter. In fact, we think butter should be a staple in everyone’s fridge, it’s especially important to help add flavour in vegetarian cooking.

One of Kimberley and Jonathan’s children is gluten free, so rice is a perfect base to any dish because it’s naturally gluten free. We’re using the Sunrice family size pre-steamed Basmati rice, because it’s so quick and handy in the pantry. In fact, all the ingredients in this dish should live in your pantry or fridge as staples. You don’t have to microwave the rice, it’s pre cooked so it just needs to be warmed through in the pan.

Don’t forget, this dish can be a main meal or a side dish.Watch us teach Kimberley and Jonathan this recipe on Episode 4 of Kitchen Rescue on TenPlay

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