Literally day old rice for stir fried rice

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by g1gi, Jul 30, 2015.

  1. g1gi

    g1gi

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    Practically every stir fried rice recipes says to use "day old rice".  Does the cooked rice have to be exactly 1 day old, or could I possibly use cooked rice that is 2-3 days old (specifically cooked brown rice)?
     
  2. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, use old rice. Two days is fine.  Three?  As long as it's not fermented.