How to Fix Rice if It Is Soggy

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Fluffy rice can be used in a variety of culinary applications from sushi to stir fry to casseroles. Rice can be cooked in the microwave, a rice maker or even on the hob. No matter the method used, obtaining fluffy and cooked rice can be a difficult task.

When you add too much water to the rice before cooking it can result in a soggy texture that is not appetizing, but not worthy of being throw away just yet either.

Fix in a saucepan. Place rice in a saucepan if it was cooked in a bowl or rice cooker. Place the saucepan over low heat on the hob and cook to help evaporate the extra moisture in the rice. Fluff the rice with a fork and rotate it around in the pot to help the liquid evaporate evenly.

  • Fluffy rice can be used in a variety of culinary applications from sushi to stir fry to casseroles.
  • Place rice in a saucepan if it was cooked in a bowl or rice cooker.

Fix in the oven. Preheat the oven to the lowest temperature setting. Turn the rice out onto a baking tray that is not lined. Cook in the oven until the liquid has evaporated and the rice is slightly dried out. Fluff the rice with a fork.

Fix in the microwave. Place soggy rice on a microwave-safe plate and heat in the microwave for several minutes until the water has evaporated and the rice is sticky. Fluff with a fork and serve.

  • Preheat the oven to the lowest temperature setting.
  • Place soggy rice on a microwave-safe plate and heat in the microwave for several minutes until the water has evaporated and the rice is sticky.
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