Sticky Rice

Sticky rice can be used in a variety of Asian recipes. From Asian sweet treats like coconut or mango sticky rice to sushi rolls, Thai, or Japanese dishes, it's sure to please.

See Popular Sticky Rice Recipes

Sweet Sticky Rice with Mangoes and Sesame Seeds

Food & Wine

Most Thai dishes are best served at room temperature, including this creamy dessert: "If you chill it, it becomes rock-hard, but if you heat it up, it turns to mush," Andy Ricker explains. Many traditional recipes for sticky rice require steaming the grains for up to an hour, but for the supereasy adaptation here, Ricker cleverly suggests microwaving the rice for only about 15 minutes instead.

Total: 1 hr 35 mins

Shiitake Sticky Rice

Food & Wine

Thanks to her background in Vietnamese cooking, Marcia Kiesel loves the texture of sticky rice, especially when it's combined with velvety shiitake mushrooms.

Total: 45 mins

Vegetable Appetizers

Better Homes and Gardens

Crisp vegetables serve as tiny containers for the flavored rice in this fresh spin on sushi.

Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Black Sticky Rice


A take on the classic Southeast Asian dessert of fresh mango with coconut white sticky rice, this version has grilled pineapple served over cardamom-infused coconut black sticky rice. The consistency should be that of a loose rice pudding, though black sticky rice is always chewy. For an equally delicious dessert, use grilled banana or mango instead of pineapple.

Total: 45 mins

Marinated Ginger Chicken Wrap


A healthy version of a restaurant favorite!

California Sushi Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

Roll your own low-fat sushi with a combination of fillings. Finish it off by dipping in a ginger-based sauce.

Total: 30 mins

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