Looking for the best stainless steel rice cooker?
Many people including myself prefer stainless steel rice cookers, or rather, rice cooker with a stainless steel inner pot, over conventional non-stick coated aluminum pots. Since stainless steel does not absorb odor or color, and it does not react to food that is acidic, it is much safer and healthier to cook in stainless steel rice cookers.
The best stainless steel rice cooker does not rust or peel, or pit or tarnish, and it simply does not add toxic pollutants into food that surfaces with non-stick coatings are believed to do. This is why stainless steel rice cookers are growing in popularity by the day, and if current sales figures are any indication, they will perhaps be the preferred choice across most households in a few years at the most!
So what are the best stainless steel rice cookers?
Stainless Steel Rice Cooker Reviews
Best Small Stainless Steel Rice Cooker – Aroma Simply Stainless
A good choice for a small stainless steel rice cooker would be the Aroma Simply Stainless. This 3-cup rice cooker is a great rice cooker with stainless steel pot. Aroma rice cookers are known to be affordable, and this stainless steel model uses 304 surgical grade stainless steel. The stainless steel pot is of great value for the price.
Prepare up to 6 cups of white rice or 4 cups of brown rice with the simple press of a button. It can cook oatmeal, chili, stew, soup and so on, other than rice. It is also great for cooking millet and quinoa. The rice cooker automatically transitions to the keep warm mode once the rice is done.
A downfall of all stainless steel rice cookers is that rice stick. This doesn’t happen if you use a non stick pot, even if you cook 1 cup of rice. However if you’ve decided to move to stainless steel rice cookers and you cook only a small amount of rice each time, this rice cooker is great for you. Just spread a little bit of butter or olive oil around the pot before cooking and the sticking will be reduced.
Best Value Stainless Steel Rice Cooker – Oyama CFS-F12W
The Oyama CFS-F12W is the best stainless steel rice cooker to buy for an average-sized family. It is a rice cooker with stainless steel inner pot and body, as well as a steamer tray. Those who’re looking for a rice cooker with all stainless steel cooking surface will like this one.
The triple layers of stainless steel at the bottom of the cooking bowl heats up better than most rice cookers, and paired with the heating from the lid and sides all around, this rice cooker cooks rice more evenly without burning the bottom. No crunchy rice for you.
The tray can be used to steam veggies or meat. The only disadvantage with this rice cooker is that its plug needs to be removed from the power source after cooking is done or else it will continue to remain in the warm mode. Surprisingly, this stainless steel rice cooker is really easy to clean.
Best Stainless Steel Rice Pressure Cooker – Instant Pot IP-DUO60
For a pressure rice cooker with stainless steel inner bowl you may want to look at the Instant Pot IP-DUO60. This is the best stainless steel rice cooker that combines many functions of different appliances, like slow cooking, pressure cooking and even yogurt making.
The convenience and quality of rice from this stainless steel rice cooker makes it a bargain for its price.
The taste of rice is altogether different when cooked in the best stainless steel rice cookers, compared to cooking in conventional aluminum pots with non-stick surfaces. Rice is tastier, fluffier, and of course healthier without the toxic remnants of a chemical coating intermixed finely with the rice.
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