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oven baked rice in a cast iron skillet with a bag of B Rice Kochani rice next to it

Delicious and Easy Kochani Oven Baked Rice

Based on the B Rice Recipe for Oven Baked Rice
This is an AMAZING super easy and delicious baked rice dish from Macedonia! I promise you if you love rice you ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO MAKE THIS DISH!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Baking time 20 mins
Total Time 38 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine European, macedonian
Servings 4 servings


  • cast iron skillet


  • 1 cup rice preferably B Rice Kochani rice!
  • 1 leek chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 carrot peeled and finely grated
  • cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cup water warm it up before use in the dish
  • 1 chicken or vegetable stock cube I used Maggi brand chicken stock cube
  • ½ ts pepper
  • ½ ts garlic powder
  • ¼ salt or to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 375F.
  • Prepare the vegetables by grating the carrot, and chopping the tomato and leek. Be sure to clean the leek well as dirt has a way of getting into the leeks!
    chopped leek, chopped tomatoes, grated carrot
  • Heat the oil in a cast iron pan on medium high. Add the chopped leeks and fry for around 3 minutes stirring frequently.
    chopped leeks in a cast iron skillet
  • Add the grated carrot, chopped tomato and rice to the skillet. Stir and fry for around 5 minutes.
    chopped leek, chopped tomatoes, grated carrot, and B Rice Kochani rice in a cast iron skillet
  • Crumble the stock cube in a small bowl, then add the salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir to combine.
    seasonings in a small white bowl
  • Now add hot water and these seasonings to the rice and vegetables and stir well to combine.
    rice and vegetables in a broth in a cast iron skillet
  • Place this in an oven which has been preheated to 375F and then bake for 20 minutes.
    oven baked rice in a cast iron skillet


This oven baked rice is the absolute perfect side dish to any of your favorite mains! You can also just devour it on its own..it's THAT GOOD!
Please use B Rice Kochani rice if you can.  However, you can substitute arborio rice in this recipe.
Bon appetit! 
Keyword kochani rice, oven baked rice, Rice
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