How Can I Reheat Fried Food?

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The best way to reheat fried food is in the oven on the broil setting. The food should be in aluminum foil with the top open and placed as close to the broiler element as possible. Once food sizzles, it should be removed, turned and broiled on the other side.

Food can burn quickly on the broil setting and should be watched closely. Broiling food is similar to grilling it except that the heat source is above rather than below the food. Gas ovens sometimes have a distinct compartment for broiling foods. Microwaving fried food can make it soggy because the microwave heats from the inside out and brings moisture to the surface of the food.