“Rice” is often cooked together and stored frozen. It is recommended that you stick to the storage container used at that time because it will be easier to thaw well.
In this article, we have selected 3 products from the "rice storage containers" introduced in Enuchi. Please use it as a reference when freezing rice.
■ Zip lock container Rice storage container For one set
" Ziplock Container Rice Storage Container for One Set " is a thin storage container with an embossed bottom. The fine irregularities catch the water droplets that appear when thawing frozen rice. The whole is thawed evenly without stickiness, and each grain warms up plumply.
The capacity is 290 ml, which can hold one serving of rice. The price range for a set of two is around 300-400 yen.
■ Mr. Kitchinto Rice frozen storage container
" Kitchinto-san Rice Frozen Storage Container " is a round storage container with a raised bottom center. By denting the center of the frozen rice, uneven heating can be prevented and the rice can be thawed plumply and deliciously. Since it has a steam valve, it is also a point that you can put it in the microwave without removing the lid.
A lineup of three sizes (small, one set, and large). The price range for a set of 5 pieces is around 400 yen.
■ Prime pack stack Excellent rice storage
" Prime Pack Stack Exquisite Rice Storage " is a storage container with a double structure of "outer container" and "inner container". The advantage is that even if you put hot rice in it, the heat is not easily transferred to the outside. You can transfer the freshly cooked rice to the freezer before it escapes.
There is also a mechanism to thaw deliciously in the microwave. The bottom of the inner container is convex to prevent uneven heating. The double structure and the small protrusions on the back of the lid allow water to circulate well.
The capacity is 250 ml, and the price range is around 500 yen for a set of two. A "large serving" type with a capacity of 375 ml is also available.
As an aside, when freezing rice, it is recommended to put it in the freezer as soon as the heat is removed so that the flavor does not drop too much. Even if it doesn't match the deliciousness of freshly cooked food, let's make it as delicious as possible with a little ingenuity!