Unfold Chinese Takeout Box: Turn into Serving Plate
You might have eaten Chinese takeout for sometime. They save us from those hunger moments where you can’t cook a meal or can’t go to a restaurant for dinner, and they taste great. But did you know most of us have opened the takeout box in the wrong way.
The box itself actually unfolds into a single serving plate which can be used as an alternative to a regular paper plate you might use alongside. This might save you on some plates as well as reduce the amount of trash after a takeout dinner night with your friends.
Foodbeast shows us in a video how the Chinese takeout box unfolds like a transformer into a flat surface which acts like a serving plate. One can easily eat from it without the need of emptying the content into a separate plate or a bowl.
Video: Transform a Chinese Takeout Box into a Plate
Here’s is a diagram of a concept art of a takeout box that explains the same.
All you need to do is pull back the glue on the sides of the boxes, unfold, and then you have a plate. Remove the metal handle first if present. You can microwave heat up the box before unfolding also.
I live alone and generally cook Indian microwave recipes most of the time, but when I crave for a different taste I generally go for Chinese takeouts. This trick definitely helps a lot because it means less dishes to wash after. I live in India and almost all take away boxes can be unfolded into simple paper plate, although not as effective as the one in the video but its something.Parked in the Sun ? Cool Down your Heated Up Car Interior Fast