# FAQ: How To Use A Black And Decker Rice Cooker?

## How much water and rice do you put in a Black and Decker rice cooker?

Fill the cooker with 3-4 inches of water. Ensure that the water does not touch the steaming basket. Then just cover and cook – instructions for length of time comes with each size cooker. Alternatively, steam while cooking your rice.

## How much rice and water do I put in a rice cooker?

The general ratio of water to rice in a rice cooker is 1:1. That means 1 cup water to 1 cup rice.

## How do you use a Black and Decker rice steamer?

How to Use a Black & Decker Steamer Rice

1. Pour cold water into the water reservoir.
2. Add food to the cooking container.
3. Put the cover over the steaming bowls or baskets.
4. Set the timer on the rice cooker.
5. Remove the food carefully after the timer goes off to avoid steam burns.
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## What is the ratio of water and rice?

The basic water to white rice ratio is 2 cups water to 1 cup rice. You can easily, double and even triple the recipe; just make sure you are using a pot large enough to hold the rice as it cooks and expands.

## How much water do I use for 3 cups of rice?

As a general rule of thumb, use the accepted ratio of 1 cup of water per 1 cup of dry rice. Therefore, for 3 cups of rice, you would add 3 cups of water, if your cooker can hold that much.

## How much water do I use for 2 cups of rice in a rice cooker?

For any type of grain size (short, medium, or long) you can follow a 1:1 ratio of water to rice. If you want to add more rice, you can adjust the recipe in a similar way, 2 cups of rice to 2 cups of water.

## Is 1 cup of rice enough for 2?

Measure one cup of long grain white rice into a cup and level it off. One cup of dry rice will make enough cooked rice for two to three adult servings. (Or two adults and two small children.) The cool thing about this recipe is it is proportional.

## Why does my rice come out sticky?

When rice is shipped, grains jostle around and rub against one another; some of the outer starch scratches off. When the now starch-coated rice hits the boiling water, the starch blooms and gets sticky.

## How long do I cook rice in a steamer?

Place in a steamer filled with cold water (the water should not be boiling when the rice is placed into the steamer ). Turn on the heat to high, cover, and cook for 20 minutes. Turn off the heat, and let the rice sit in the steamer with the lid on for at least 5 more minutes.

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## How do you cook rice in a Black and Decker flavor Scenter Steamer Plus?

Place the food you want to cook into the large steaming bowl. Place the lip on the bowl, oriented so that the handles on the lid are directly over the handles on the bowl. Once the lid is secure, place the bowl onto the unit. Plug the unit in and turn the timer to the desired cooking time.

## How long does it take to steam broccoli in a Black & Decker steamer?

Bring it to a boil over medium heat. When the water is boiling, carefully place the steamer basket with broccoli into the pot. Cover with lid. Steam for 5 minutes.

## How long does it take to cook rice in a Black and Decker rice cooker?

Dinner is easier with the BLACK + DECKER 3-Cup Rice Cooker. Cooking takes just 20-30 minutes, and the unit keeps the delicious, fluffy rice ready to serve long after cooking is complete with an automatic “keep warm” function.

## Do rice cookers turn off automatically?

Once the rice cooker’s thermal sensor detects the pot going above 212 degrees, it means the water has all been absorbed. To prevent the rice from cooking any further, the sensor automatically trips the shut – off switch for the heating mechanism.