Calico Rice

Kimi Gaines


I made this up a while back. It is one of my favorite rice dishes. It goes well with any kind of meat. I have also stir fried chicken pieces in for a one bowl meal.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
10 Min


  • 3 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    carrots, chopped
  • 1 c
    celery, sliced thin
  • 2 Tbsp
    green pepper, sliced thin (more if you would like)
  • 2
    green onions, sliced
  • 2
    sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 1-2 tsp
    sage, fresh or ground
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    olive oil (more if you need it)
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Calico Rice


  1. Cook rice according to package directions; set aside.
  2. In a wok, combine all veggies and olive oil; cook till tender adding 1 sprig of fresh rosemary. Add rice to mixture. Add more olive oil, rosemary and sage. Season with salt & pepper. Toss till combined.
  3. Serve with any kind of meat. I have stir fried chicken pieces in this as well. I have also made it with brown rice.

Printable Recipe Card

About Calico Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Other Tag: Healthy

Show 8 Comments & Reviews

Pinch Tips: Non-stick Rice Every Time Recipe

pinch tips: Non-Stick Rice Every Time

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Non-stick rice every time thanks to the Just A Pinch Test Kitchen!

9 Homemade Fried Rice Recipes

9 Homemade Fried Rice Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Forget take-out with these delicious homemade fried rice recipes!