For setting it for cutting, have a flat baking sheet ready brushed with a little oil to prevent sticking. At this point, the polenta should be thick enough to softly mound. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Cook on the porridge setting if you have one, otherwise on the mixed rice setting. Add 1 teaspoon kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. delectable heirloom and contemporary recipes. It also keeps better in the freezer. In Step 2 above, add 1/4 cup half-and-half or crème fraîche along with the butter and stir well to combine. I have been asked to make this online tutorial many times during butcher demonstrations. Perfect rice every time with no interventions needed. I had been swooping around the internet and discovered an article talking about other ways to use your rice cooker- you had me at rice cooker!! I haven't been able to find a polenta recipe that works well in my intelligent Japanese model. (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ Change ). In Step 2 above, add parmesan or shredded sharp cheddar cheese (to taste) and stir well to combine. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. 5-1/2-cup computerized rice cooker and warmer with advanced Neuro Fuzzy logic technology. When the cooking cycle is done, the polenta will be very, very soupy Open it up and give it a whisk. … Grits will continue to thicken, so serve immediately. When cooked, add 2 tablespoons butter and stir the grits several times. I love polenta and have featured a recipe for scrumptious, 2 tsp dried herbs (I used a mix of rosemary, thyme, lavender and rosemary), 1/4 cup grated Parmesan or other hard cheese. You may need to adjust the liquid levels depending on how hot and how long your rice cooker cycles run. ga('send', 'pageview'); Hey Elyse. Add everything into the rice cooker and give it a quick mix up to combine. It sounds as if this is what you used to test your recipe, and that it worked just fine, and it certainly does look delicious. FOLLOW ZOJIRUSHI. I got on my soapbox about the virtues and versatility of upscale electric rice cookers like Zojirushi and Panasonic in my Parmesan Rice recipe, and this coarse grain polenta recipe is more proof of what this amazing “fuzzy logic” appliance can do. Since working in a Thai kitchen I don't think there is actually any other way to cook rice than in a rice cooker. Wall mountable. Allow it to cool for at least 10 minutes and its ready to use. It’s the same difference as that between steel-cut oats and instant oatmeal. Step 1. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. It’s also a great base for meat stews, especially those made with a good bit of red wine (my favorite kind). Tell me what you're thinking, I promise I don't bite! Combine 1 cup stone-ground cornmeal and 4 cups water or low-salt chicken stock in the rice cooker. All Rights Reserved. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Combine 1 cup stone-ground cornmeal and 4 cups water or low-salt chicken stock in the rice cooker. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I prefer to add in extras after the polenta is cooked (like cheese for example). My rice cooker is in my top five kitchen gadgets. Open the lid and stir a few times during the cooking cycle. Add everything into the rice cooker and give it a quick mix up to combine. When polenta is done, stir in the Parmesan and butter, close the lid and let sit for about 10 minutes. Polenta can very often be substituted for pasta. I’ve been wanting to try this, but have wondered about boiling over, discoloring my inner pan, or damaging my Zojirushi Fizzy Logic in some way.