Out of 3 Ratings

Owner's of the Cuisinart Rice Cooker CRC-800 gave it a score of 3.5 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    3.67 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.0 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    3.33 out of 5
  • Performance

    3.67 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.67 out of 5
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Yellow Rice and Black
Bean Salad
This colorful salad is delicious with grilled
seafood. Garnish with sliced avocado.
Makes 16 cups
2 cucumbers, peeled and seeded,
cut into ¼-inch dice
2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons turmeric
teaspoons ground cumin, divided
3 cups (Rice Cooker) long grain white rice
3 cups (standard liquid measure) water
2 cloves garlic, peeled, finely minced
¼ cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
½ teaspoon ground coriander
½ teaspoon oregano
¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans,
rinsed and drained
2 cups diced (¼-inch) jicama
2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
½ cup chopped red onion
2-3 jalapeño peppers, stemmed, seeded,
and finely chopped
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
Place the diced cucumber in a strainer. Sprinkle
with 1 teaspoon of the salt; toss to coat. Place
strainer over a bowl to drain for 30 minutes.
Insert the cooking bowl in the Cuisinart
Rice Cooker/Steamer. Add oil, turmeric and
cumin; cover and cook and 2 minutes. Add rice;
stir to coat with oil and spices. Cover; cook 2
minutes. Stir in water and ½ teaspoon of the salt.
Cover and turn on. Cook until liquid is absorbed,
about 20 to 25 minutes. Spread the rice onto a
baking sheet to cool.
Place minced garlic, lime juice, vinegar, coriander,
oregano, the remaining salt and cumin in a small
bowl; stir with a whisk to blend. Add olive oil and
whisk until emulsified.
Place the cooled rice in a large bowl. Add the
black beans, jicama, tomatoes, chopped red
pepper, chopped onion, and chopped jalapeño.
Stir gently to mix. Add the vinaigrette and
chopped cilantro.
Stir gently to combine.Transfer to a decorative
bowl to serve. If not serving immediately, cover
and refrigerate. Remove from refrigerator 30 min-
utes before serving.
Nutritional information per serving (½ cup):
Calories 128 (39% from fat) • carb. 17g • pro. 3g
• fat 6g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 0mg • sod. 88mg
• calc. 18mg • fiber 2g
Greek Rice Salad
Serve this salad as a side dish with grilled tuna,
swordfish or lamb.
Makes about 16 cups
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cups (Rice Cooker) long grain white rice
1 cup (Rice Cooker) orzo
1 teaspoon salt
cups (standard liquid measure) water
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 large cucumber, seeded and chopped
1 medium red onion, peeled and chopped
cups crumbled feta cheese
1 cup pitted kalamata olives, halved
2 cans (15 ounces each) artichoke hearts,
drained well and quartered
½ cup chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Place cooking bowl in Cuisinart
Rice Cooker/
Steamer. Add olive oil. Cover and turn Rice
Cooker on; wait 1 minute. Stir in rice and orzo.
Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add 1
teaspoon salt and water; sprinkle with minced
garlic. Cover and cook until liquid is absorbed
and cooker switches to Warm. Let stand on Warm
for 5 minutes. Spread the rice/orzo onto a baking
sheet to cool.
While the rice cooks, place the tomato, cucum-
ber, feta, olives, artichokes, parsley, lemon juice,
oregano, basil, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, pepper
and olive oil in a large bowl; stir. When rice/orzo
mixture is cooled, stir into the vegetable mixture.
Chill one hour or longer before serving.
Nutritional information per serving (¾ cup):
Calories 153 (50% from fat) • carb. 17g • pro. 3g
• fat 8g • sat. fat 2g • chol. 6mg • sod. 555mg
• calc. 54mg • fiber 1g