Rice Recipes (+ Zojirushi Giveaway)

Rice Recipes (+ Zojirushi Giveaway)

As an Asian person, rice is a staple in our house. So owning a rice cooker is essential. I've owned a Zojirushi rice cooker for several years, and it is the best one I’ve ever used. It has a permanent place on my kitchen counter, so it's a good thing the exterior design is very pretty.

With this machine, you can cook a wide range of foods, thanks to the numerous setting from plain jasmine rice to sushi rice, brown rice, rice soup or even steamed potatoes and steamed cakes. It keeps rice warm for several hours after it's cooked without drying it out. That’s really important to me, because even though we all try to eat together every day, it often doesn’t happen because of everyone’s crazy schedule.

My Zojirushi rice cooker has a simple interface so it's very easy to program the machine to make perfect rice. The provided measuring cup and marks on the side of the cooking pot to indicate the correct amount of water needed make the system virtually foolproof. Perhaps the best part about it is how easy it is to clean, especially with the non-stick cooking insert. As an added bonus, the power cord is retractable, which keeps my kitchen counter neat.

Our friends at Zojirushi have kindly offered one of their Umami rice cookers for today’s giveaway (valued at $275!). For a chance to win, just enter on the 25 Days of Giveaways page. And to get you inspired to cook rice for your next meal, I’ve compiled some of my favorite rice recipes below. Enjoy!

Make sure you're a fan of PhamFatale Facebook fan page or follow @Phamfatalecom and tweet about this giveaway. To make it easy, you can just copy and paste this tweet if you’d like: "$275 Zojirushi Rice Cooker #Giveaway from @Phamfatalecom: http://bit.ly/sp4V7y".

Rice Soup

Chao Thit Bo Recipe (Vietnamese Beef Rice Soup)


Octopus Sushi (Cooked Sushi Recipe)

California Sushi Rolls

Rice Salad

French Rice Salad Recipe

Wild Rice and Orzo Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

One-Dish Meal

Southern Black Eyed Peas and Rice

Indian Style Black Eyed Pea Rice (Pulao Recipe)

Masoor Dal Khichdi (Indian Orange Lentil Rice)

Pulao Recipe (Indian Vegetable Rice)

Quinoa and Brown Rice Side Dish Recipe

Com Ga Hai Nam (Hainanese Chicken Rice)

Rice Side Dish

How to Cook Basmati Rice

How to Cook Perfect Wild Rice

Persian Basmati Rice with Raisins and Saffron

Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Recipe

How to Cook Black Rice

Vietnamese Chicken Rice with Ginger Fish Sauce

Leftover Rice Recipes

Shrimp Fried Rice (Com Chien Tom in Vietnamese)

Spanish Rice Recipe

Rice Dessert

Ginger Rice Pudding Recipe

Mina's Pistachio Almond Cardamom Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding)

Mango Rice Pudding Recipe


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