Zojirushi

If you're on the market for a new rice cooker, your search ends here. 

Corey Williams
September 25, 2018
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We scoured the Internet to find the best rice cookers for every home cook. Here are our top four picks:

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Top Rated:

 Zojirushi NS-LAC05XT Micom 3-Cup Rice Cooker and Warmer, $211

More than 1,400 Amazon users have given this cooker a 5-star rating for a reason: It provides even heating and precise control. One reviewer said the Zojirushi is “perfect every time,” while another reviewer called this model “flawless.”

Best Multitasker:

Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Maker and Warmer, $79.95

Oh, Instant Pot. You really can do it all. This 7-in-1 pot can be just about anything you need it to be, including a rice cooker. Eighty-two percent of Amazon purchasers gave this product five stars.

“This has changed the way we eat. It’s easier than I thought it would be.” You can’t get much better than that.

Best Value:

Aroma Housewares 8-Cup Digital Rice Cooker and Food Steamer, $29.92

At less than $30, your not going to find a much better deal on a rice cooker. Sometimes basic is all you need.

Best for Single-Serve Meals:

Dash DRCM100XXAQ04 Rice Cooker, $19.99

This rice cooker only cooks about 2 cups at a time—perfect for cooking smaller portions. It comes in five colors, including aqua and pink, and would make a pretty and practical addition to any dorm room.

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