I’m not a big table.”device“Man. I’d rather use it.” Oven, Oven Or Fry To cook in the slow cooker, Microwave Or Air fryer. However, I like a Rice cooker.

Rice Such a delicious dish can be made, but the rice cooker takes the guesswork out of it. And it works Very sweet riceEvery time.

You know what else it can do? It makes it ridiculously good Oatmeal.

my father I respect those Quaker Instant Oatmeal Single-use packets, especially maple Brown sugar A flavor that has been a staple in our house for as long as I can remember. (I also remember some friends from college who lived entirely on an “oatmeal diet” for a week or so, but that’s a discussion for another day.)

When it comes to real oats, sometimes I throw them in Chocolate chip cookie doughBut I rarely want to make oatmeal “from scratch” on the stove. It felt like a bit more work, especially on a dreaded morning.

Everything changed when I started using the rice cooker, ie Almost completely hand out.

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To make oatmeal using a rice cooker, you’ll definitely want to reach for old, rolled, or steel-cut oats. Instant or quick-cooking oats are not suitable in this case, as they are likely to be overcooked and gummy in the rice cooker.

Also note that the liquid (liquid).Milk, Cream, Oat milkDepending on the oats you choose, your particular rice cooker, and your personal oat preferences: loose and runny, thick and rich, or somewhere in between. You can also choose to make them. Vegan, Vegetarian Or completely carnivorous – the journey is entirely up to you.


  • 1 cup oats (preferably old-fashioned, rolled or iron-cut)
  • 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 cups liquid of choice (milk, cream, oat milk, water, etc.)
  • Kosher salt
  • Vanilla and / or Maple extractoptional
  • Selected topics


  1. Plug the rice cooker cable into the outlet.
  2. Add oatsliquid, Salt And withdrawal(s), if you use Turn around Rice cooker On, or switch to the “Porridge” setting if your rice cooker has that option.
  3. You should have perfect, thick oatmeal in 15 minutes. Some rice cookers automatically turn off once they know the food is cooked or the liquid has been absorbed. If you want it to cook a bit more, the “Hot” setting should do the trick.
  4. Transfer to a plate and finish with your goodies.

Cook’s notes

– Oatmeal pastries are amazing places with such a variety of textures, flavors, temperatures and consistencies. Go with the standard and above Ground cinnamon And maple syrup glaze. On the contrary, add raisins or currantshoney, banana, Granola, StrawberryFried NutsBerries, pumpkin seeds, dried Frjam, applesauce, Chocolate chips And peanut butter. The combinations are endless.

– I like it too. Hot spices in oatmeal; Think cinnamon, but take it up a notch with cardamom, cloves, ground ginger, mace and similar flavors.

– Go in the direction of the delicious Ochomel, a vastly underappreciated oeuvre. At the top crispy baconOther breakfast meats, Egg, Avocado, Fresh herbs, VegetablesRoasted tomatoes or whatever you want.

– If you want, feel free to add some cooking spray to keep the oats from sticking.

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