When life gives you leftover Chinese takeout rice, make leftover Chinese takeout rice pudding! Seeing as most on-campus stores don’t carry many top-quality ingredients, we took what’s easy to find—instant vanilla pudding and nondairy creamer—and made do.
This recipe was featured as part of our story on dorm cooking.
- 1Dissolve pudding mix, nondairy creamer, and salt in water in a medium-size microwave-safe dish. Add rice and stir to coat.
- 2Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes or until hot. Remove cover, stir to combine, and let sit for 5 to 7 minutes to allow rice to soak up liquid. Serve.