ZOJIRUSHI 101 ZOJIRUSHI 101 ZOJIRUSHI 101 Happy Year of the Dragon! Happy Year of the Dragon! Happy Year of the Dragon!

We’re starting off the New Year with…(what else?) fabulous new rice dishes from our Zojirushi kitchen. This is the Year of the Dragon and we’re introducing two donburi style dishes. The “meal in a bowl” convenience of donburi is the perfect way to enjoy warm fluffy rice, topped with all the flavor of a tasty entrée. Try our Vegetable Chuka-don and our Spicy Miso Fish Bowl—oishi! This month is all about rice cookers, rice dishes and what you can make to elevate your rice game.


Vegetable Chuka-don Vegetable Chuka-don Vegetable Chuka-don

Vegetable Chuka-don

Pronounced (choo-kah dohn), this is an all-vegetable bowl with a deliciously thick sauce that will season the rice and make these healthy veggies rock!

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Spicy Miso Fish Bowl

For our spicy miso fans, this combination of tender flaky cod and your favorite miso makes for a punchy topping on a bed of warm white rice.

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Is this the Year of Rice? Let’s make it so! Don’t miss out on all the different ways to enjoy rice—this year, let’s expand our rice menu by exploring more rice dishes. Here are some ways to get the most out of your favorite fluffy grain.

Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

Donburi Style

Like this month’s recipes, donburi is one way to eat an entrée and rice—conveniently stacked on top each other in a bowl. Try our Teriyaki Chicken Bowl.

Temaki Sushi

Sushi Style

Just make a pot of vinegared sushi rice to enjoy a variety of sushi types at home. Throw a Temaki Sushi party and roll your own!

Rice Omelette

Fried Rice Style

Fried rice is the most versatile and best way to make use of your leftover rice. Season with ketchup and wrap it in egg for the classic Rice Omelette.

Classically Built Onigiri

Onigiri Style

The original portable take-out meal, onigiri can be customized by any ingredient you put inside it, including mixing it with the rice. Try our Classically Built Onigiri.


Our Japan-USA Rice Connection Our Japan-USA Rice Connection Our Japan-USA Rice Connection

At Zojirushi we realize that rice grown on U.S. soil is different from the rice grown in Japan. We want to be sure our rice cookers can produce the perfect bowl of rice no matter where you are, so our test kitchens constantly research the taste, texture, color, even the sheen on the rice!

Delicious Rice

Our research continues to discover new ways to achieve “delicious rice” on a global scale.

Perfect Rice

Rice from the U.S. is used to develop the cooking flow of our cookers to bring out perfect rice.

Zojirushi standards

Testing is repeated until rice in the U.S. cooks to the same level of excellence according to Zojirushi standards.

Developing Recipes

We have been developing recipes so rice can be enjoyed in the U.S., just like in Japan.

Year of the Dragon Year of the Dragon Year of the Dragon

If you were born in 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, or the year 2000, you were born in the Year of the Dragon. You are an independent thinker who never backs down on your convictions. You are wise and adventurous, but sometimes temperamental and impulsive. Your lucky numbers are 6 and 8, and your lucky colors are cyan blue and purple. Your best match is the Rat. Fellow celebrity Dragons are Michelle Obama, John Lennon and Bruce Lee. Let’s celebrate the Year of the Dragon with some Chinese favorites!

Soothing Chicken Congee

Soothing Chicken Congee

Easy to make hot broth that’s good for the stomach, good for the Dragon and good for the soul. You can make this anytime easily whenever you’re in the mood.

Chinese Pork Dumplings

Chinese Pork Dumplings

Takes a little practice to fold the wonton skins, but when you get the hang of it, steamed dumplings are the perfect winter food.

Guo Tie Pot Stickers

Guo Tie Pot Stickers

Pan fried pot stickers are a lucky Chinese food, like all dumplings are in Chinese culture. The boat shapes resemble ancient gold ingots, which means wealth!

Pepper Beef Chow Fun

Pepper Beef Chow Fun

Make a noodle dish to continue your long life this year and to ensure things will go smoothly. The longer the noodles, the better your longevity will be!


Curvy NEW Stainless Mugs Curvy NEW Stainless Mugs Curvy NEW Stainless Mugs

New Stainless Mug SM-WS36/48
Our newest stainless mugs are shaped for style but built for action. Check out some of the features on these beautiful drink bottles that you’ll be proud to take anywhere.


Updated lid mechanism now consists of only 2 parts, making it easier to clean.


Six soothing colors to choose from so you can make it personal and show off your individuality while you de-stress.


Always ready for action and now it’s ready for sports drinks. Take it with you anywhere you need a refresher.

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