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Rice Cooker Recipe - Steamed Vegetables

Here is a quick guide to steaming vegetables in your rice cooker complete with a chart of common vegetables.

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Ingredients

Fresh Vegetables of choice, see chart below

Instructions

Add water to pan. Place steam basket inside the pan.

Add vegetables (place into dish if required). Cover unit, plug in cord, and turn on unit to COOK.

Time the cooking manually. Unit will automatically switch to KEEP WARM/OFF , should water evaporate. Stir vegetables occasionally.

Turn off cooker by unplugging.

Unit may also be switched to KEEP WARM/OFF. Remember that vegetables will continue to cook on KEEP WARM. There must be water in the pan. Remove vegetables, then the steam plate, and finally pour off the water .

Note: The charts provide a general guide to quantity and cooking time. Cooking time may be varied according to personal preference. less water means the unit will switch off sooner. To lengthen cooking time, add 1 tbsp. (20 ml) more water.

 

VegetableQuantityWaterTime
Artichokes:   
Globe - Whole2 -41 Cup (250 mL)30 -45 minutes
Jerusalem - Peeled, whole2 -41-1/2 Cups (375 mL) 15 -20 minutes
Asparagus:200 g1/4 Cup (60 mL)5 -10 minutes
Green Beans:   
Whole500 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)12 -13 minutes
Cut-up500 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)9 -11 minutes
Broccoli Spears:500 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)5 -10 minutes
Beet Root:   
Whole500 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)30- 35 minutes
quartered500 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)26 -30minutes
Brussels Sprouts:300 g1 Cup (250 mL)6 -10 minutes
Cabbage Wedges:900 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)12 -15 minutes
Carrots:   
Small, whole500 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)10 -12 minutes
thick slices500 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)12- 15 minutes
Cauliflower Flowerettes:500 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)12 -14 minutes
Corn on the Cob3-6 ears1 Cup (250 mL)20- 30 minutes
Peas: shelled200 g1/4 Cup (50 mL)5 -7 minutes
Sweet PotatoesMedium 140 g1/2 Cup (125 mL)18- 20 minutes
Potatoes Quarteredlarge 180 g2/3 Cup (175 mL)20 -22 minutes
Swede, Turnips: diced900 g1 Cup (250 mL)20- 30 minutes
Pumpkin, Zucchini:   
Cut up500 g1/3 Cup (80 mL)5- 10 minutes
Pieces500 g1 Cup (250 mL)20 -30 minutes
Vegetable Spaghetti - half:650 g1 Cup (250 mL)20- 25 minutes
Spinach:150 g1/4 Cup (60 mL)5 -8 minutes
Posted: 9/13/2009 2:58:52 PM
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