How to freeze rice to pack for school lunch
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Want to save time when packing lunches? You’ll love this tip.
Here at MOMables, the #1 priority is to save YOU time making school lunches.
This MOMables tip is going to save you so much time AND stress.
Next time you make a batch of your favorite rice dish, double up that recipe.
Serve half to your family and freeze individual servings of the rest for future lunches. Let me show yow how easy this is!
Place individual servings of rice into ziplock baggies. Try to remove most of the air, and label with the date.
Rice dishes can be frozen up to 30 days. After that, they tend to dry out.
The morning you are ready to pack the rice for lunch, run water over the frozen bag for about 15 seconds.
This separates the food from the sides of the bag, allowing it to slide out.
Place frozen portion of rice in a microwave save bowl and reheat in the microwave.
MOMable TIP! Add 1-2 TBS of water to the dish before microwaving. This will prevent any dryness.