Rice Cookers Recipes

New Orleans Style Red Beans and Rice

This classic rice dish is now made easily with a push of a button. Flavorful rice with vegetables, beans and Andouille sausage will be a family favorite for sure. Enjoy by itself or with your favorite side.


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

  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. Louisiana style hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp. celery, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. onion, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. green bell pepper, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 Tbsp. Andouille sausage, minced
  • 4 Tbsp. canned red kidney beans
  • 2 cups (rice measuring cup) long grain white rice
  • 2 1/2 cups (rice measuring cup) chicken broth
This recipe was developed for Zojirushi rice cooker models listed here. Adjustments may be necessary when using other models.
1

Prepare ingredients to cook with rice. In a bowl, combine olive oil, salt, hot sauce, thyme, celery, onion, bell pepper, garlic, sausage and kidney beans and mix well. 
2

Measure rice accurately using the measuring cup that came with your rice cooker. Rinse rice quickly once, drain and place in the inner cooking pan. 
3

Add chicken broth to rice. Place sausage mixture evenly on top of rice and make sure they are submerged in the broth. Do not mix with rice. 
4

Place the inner cooking pan in the rice cooker and close the lid. Cook the rice using the “MIXED” setting.
5

When rice completes cooking, gently fluff the rice using the rice spatula to loosen it.
6

Serve on warm plate. 
Optional: Top rice with your favorite meat or fish.
7

Enjoy!

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