Can I boil Zongzi?

Chef's answer
Some useful tips for enjoying your zongzi: Zongzis can be frozen after they cool to room temperature. To reheat, first defrost the zongzi by taking it out of the freezer a few hours prior to cooking time.
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Can you freeze zongzi? Yes, to freeze, place in an airtight container (a Ziploc bag works great too) and store in the freezer for up to 3 months. To reheat, put the frozen tamale into a pot of boiling water and simmer on low for 30 minutes.
The eggs are either boiled in water or steam before eating. You can just eat with steam rice or congee, or as an ingredient in a recipe. Cantonese zongzi often includes the salted egg yolk for its unique flavor. Since it is salty, the flavor is still intense after cooking the zongzi for hours.
Boil 30 minutes or so, unwrap and eat. Don't microwave -- this will cause a lot of rice to stick to the leaf and it will just be sad. Wrap in wet paper towel (leaf and all) and microwave for around 3-5 min on medium, depending on size and if refrigerated. Start at 2 min for unrefrigerated and 3 if cold or frozen..
Microwave version: Wet a piece of paper towel and put it on top of the zongzi so that it covers the bowl. The water and the wet towel will give some steam when we heat the zongzi in the microwave. Put the whole thing in the microwave. Use max power and heat it up for 3 minutes.
Zongzi may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks and, if well wrapped, in the freezer for 2 months. To reheat zongzi from the refrigerator, boil for 10 to 15 minutes or steam over high heat for 30 minutes.
Zongzi (or simply zong) is a traditional Chinese food, made of glutinous rice stuffed with different fillings and wrapped in bamboo, reed, or other large flat leaves. ... In the Western world, they are also known as rice dumplings, sticky rice dumplings, rice tamales or Chinese tamales..
Sweet zongzi can be enjoyed at room temperature, but savory zongzi are really the best when they're steamy and delicious. To eat, simply cut the twine and unwrap the leaves to reveal the zongzi inside. Zongzi can be frozen after they cool to room temperature.
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