photo by: baby bok choi - photo by

Rice Cooker Recipe - Steamed Vegetables

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

Submitted By:
Yield: Serves 4
Rice Cooker Recipe - Steamed Vegetables 0 0
User Rating:
Not Yet Rated!
view all comments (0)


Fresh Vegetables of choice, see chart below


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.


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
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

» Log-in to contribute

You must be registered to comment or contribute to our website. Please login or click here to register.



blog comments powered by Disqus

Featured Products From GourmetSleuth



Proposed New Label Law Sugary Drinks

California is proposing a new law that would place a warning label on sugary drinks stating they promote obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. Will this make you buy/drink fewer soft drinks?


"Total voters : 37"

More Recipes

Cooking Tips

Guide To Beef Cuts
Dictionary Of Equivalents And Substitutions
Convection Oven Cooking
How To Cut Up A Chicken
Edible Flowers
How To Deglaze A Pan
Alcohol Substitutes In Cooking
Roasting Timetable Chart
Left Over Egg Whites