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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.

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  1. ninrn RE: THewat 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.

    1. Chocolatechipkt RE: THewat 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.

      1. todao RE: THewat 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.

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          Puffin3 RE: THewat 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.

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            cheesecake17 RE: THewat Nov 5, 2012 10:36 AM

            Fried rice

            1. THewat RE: THewat Nov 5, 2012 11:09 AM

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

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