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Rice is usually one of the big leftovers after a Chinese take-out meal or we may make just a little bit more than we need at home.

We put it in the refrigerator with all the right intentions, but unfortunately, it doesn’t always taste quite as good.

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Reheating rice is not the easiest thing and people have posted a lot of interesting ideas on how to do it. The same can also be said for many other types of leftovers, each of which can be an interesting meal if it is made in the right way.

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If you are dealing with some leftover rice and would like to make it delicious a second or a third time around, then you need to know about this unique kitchen hack that comes in the form of a TikTok video. That social media platform is known for helping us in the kitchen, and it looks like they have done it again.

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You might be surprised with how easy it is to steam rice and reheat it. It’s just a matter of putting the rice in the microwave and adding an ice cube on top of it. Before you know it, you will be enjoying some lovely steamed rice and the ice cube won’t even melt!

You can see how it works for yourself in the following video:


#stitch with @officialtiktoknurse This actually worked! Tik Tok is an education

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Aside from the fact that it is a unique way to reheat your rice, many people are wondering how the ice doesn’t melt. It has to do with the way ice cubes are structured. In addition, it’s better to use an ice cube than water because you won’t end up with rice that is too soupy or overcooked. Enjoy.

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