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Leftover sticky rice?

THewat Nov 5, 2012 09:15 AM

Leftovers from Saturday wrapped in plastic in refrigerator. Anything I can do with them? Possible to reconstitute? Thanks.

  1. THewat Nov 5, 2012 11:09 AM

    Thanks all! So glad I saved it - so glad I asked. :)

    1. c
      cheesecake17 Nov 5, 2012 10:36 AM

      Fried rice

      1. p
        Puffin3 Nov 5, 2012 09:58 AM

        Just stir the rice into some beaten eggs and VERY slowly fry. When the eggs are just setting up squirt some ketchup or some chipotle sauce on half the eggs/rice. Carefully fold the omelet in half and slide onto a plate.

        1. todao Nov 5, 2012 09:40 AM

          Shape them and press into rice cakes, brown slowly in non-stick pan (no oil or just a film of oil wiped onto the pan cooking surface) Makes a nice snack
          Shape into squares about 1/8 inch thick on plastic wrap and put pre-cooked filling at one edge and roll tightly. Fry or steam. You can also put a layer of greens (e.g. spinach) that have been steam just until tender on plastic wrap and do the same type of thing.
          Or you could simply reconstitute in a steamer; don't add more water.

          1. Chocolatechipkt Nov 5, 2012 09:38 AM

            How about onigiri? Rice balls stuffed with bits of meat etc. There's also sticky rice pudding, made with coconut and fruit.

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              ninrn Nov 5, 2012 09:35 AM

              You could probably steam it back to life if you wanted. I'd go with rice pudding or a congee-like soup. One easy soup I make with leftover rice is made by simmering the rice in a little water or stock with a chopped onion, some vegetables (butternut squash works really well) and lots of fresh minced ginger. When the veg is cooked, I add coconut milk to taste and simmer another two minutes or so. Sometimes I add Thai curry paste and a squirt of lime.

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