How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker


Rice cookers are a fantastic kitchen appliance that can cook more than just rice. If you're wanting to steam, boil, or cook food and don't have the room on your stove to do so, think outside the box and use a rice cooker.

Part 1
Boiling by Themselves

Boiling by Themselves on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Add about a cup of water into the rice cooker.

Boiling by Themselves on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Some rice cooker models have an attachment basket available to use, as this works as well.

Boiling by Themselves on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Make sure that they stand upright, so the bottom of them is down. This will balance out the yolks and be the ideal finish if you are making deviled eggs.

Boiling by Themselves on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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It's important not to lift the lid on during the cooking process, or else all of the steam will escape.

Boiling by Themselves on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Push down the rice cooker button and set the time for 20 minutes.

Part 2
Boiling Them with Rice

Boiling Them with Rice on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Many Japanese rice brands suggest rinsing the rice out, but it is completely optional.

Boiling Them with Rice on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Depending how many cups of rice you are making, add a half cup more of water.

Boiling Them with Rice on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Make sure that they stand upright, so the bottom of them is down. This will balance out the yolks and be the ideal finish if you are making deviled eggs.

Boiling Them with Rice on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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It's important not to lift the lid on during the cooking process, or else all of the steam will escape.

Boiling Them with Rice on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Push down the rice cooker button and allow the rice to completely cook.

Part 3
Finishing the Eggs

Finishing the Eggs on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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In a large bowl, add cold water and ice cubes so that it fills up to the rim.

Finishing the Eggs on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Use plastic or metal tongs to remove them from the rice cooker, one by one. Immediately place them in the ice bath.

Finishing the Eggs on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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Allow the eggs to completely cool in the ice bath. You can test them out by handling them with your fingers. Serve them immediately or store them in the refrigerator.

Finishing the Eggs on How to Boil Eggs in a Rice Cooker

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