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Baked Rice
  Creamy and cheesy rice topped with a layer of crispy golden crust is definitely hard to resist for cheese lovers. This also makes a great side dish too!

Ingredients (serves 4-6):
To Cook in the Rice Cooker:

  • 3 cups (rice measuring cup) short grain white rice
  • Water to fill to water level 3 for “White Rice”
  • 1 tsp. salt

To Prepare Separately:

  • 1 (24 oz.) can mild flavored cream soup (such as potato, leek or celery), not condensed
  • 12 oz. milk
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt

To Top Rice Before Baking:

  • 1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated

This recipe was developed for Zojirushi rice cooker models listed here. Adjustments may be necessary when using other models.

1

Measure the rice accurately using the measuring cup that came with your rice cooker. Rinse rice under water until water clears, drain and place in the inner cooking pan.

2

Add water and salt to the inner cooking pan and stir well with rice using the rice spatula. Cook the rice using the “White Rice” setting.

 

3

While the rice cooks, combine cream soup, milk and 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese together in a small bowl.

 

4

Lightly coat the inside of each ovenproof dish with a small amount of olive oil. Reserve the rest for later.

 

5

When rice cooker begins to count down for completion, preheat oven to 450°F.

6

When rice completes cooking, add cream soup mixture and salt to cooked rice. Mix well using the rice spatula.

 

7

Place the rice mixture into each oiled dish. Top with breadcrumbs and remaining parmesan cheese and drizzle remaining olive oil.

 

8

Place dishes in heated oven and bake for 20-30 minutes.

 

9

Carefully remove each dish from oven. Serve immediately and enjoy!