The cord of this appliance was selected to reduce the
possibility of tangling in or tripping over a longer cord. If more
length is needed, use an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) -
Listed, NOM, or appropriate agency-approved extension cord
rated no less than 15-amperes and 120 volts (6 amps/220
volts). When using an extension cord, do not let it drape over
the working area or dangle where someone could accidental-
ly trip over it. Handle cord carefully for longer life; avoid
jerking or straining it at outlet and appliance connections.
How To Use
NOTE: Your Rice Cooker can help you cook
rice the way you like it — soft and fluffy or
firm and tender.
Cooking Rice - using the measuring scoop
provided, measure out required quantity.
For Model RC500 - up to 10 SCOOPFULS
Remember - one cup (150 grams) of
uncooked rice makes about three cups of
Measure and place the rice in the Inner
Bowl of the Cooker. Be sure the heating
plate is cool before cooking.
Add cold water to the exact level indicated
on the side of the bowl. For example, for 4
scoopfuls of uncooked rice, fill with water
to the "4" level mark. By adding too much
water you may cause the unit to boil over.
Taste and hardness will vary depending
on the quality of rice and length of time it
is cooked. For a softer, fluffier rice add a
little more water. For a firmer, crunchier
rice add a little less water. Note that
brown rice takes longer to cook than
white rice and requires more water. For
the first few times you may need to
experiment to suit your taste.
Before placing the Inner Bowl into the
Cooker, check that the heating plate and
outside of the Bowl are clean and dry.
This is important to ensure proper contact
between heating plate and Inner Bowl.
Place the Lid on the Cooker. As the rice
expands and cooks, steam will come out
of the Vent in the Lid and you may hear it
BEFORE USING THE RICE
COOKER FOR THE FIRST
TIME, wash the Inner
Bowl and Lid with warm,
soapy water. Rinse and
whistle. Avoid this hot
steam. Do not place the
Cooker under cabinets
because of escaping
Push the power cord
into inlet socket on the
Cooker, then plug it into
an outlet. The 'WARM'
will light up.
Press the switch button
down to start. The
'COOK' will light up.
When cooking is completed, the Cooker
will automatically switch to 'WARM' — the
'COOK' light will go out and the 'WARM'
light will glow. The rice will be kept warm.
Loosen the rice with a fork and use as
The 'WARM' cycle is designed to
continue until the unit is unplugged. The
rice can be kept in the unit on 'WARM' for
up to 5 hours. Beyond this time will
cause loss of flavor, color and nutrients.
DO NOT interfere with the automatic
switch mechanism by preventing it from
switching to the 'WARM' cycle. DO NOT
immediately depress the switch again
after it has begun the 'WARM' cycle.
After use, unplug from the outlet and
remove the power cord from the inlet
socket of the Cooker.
Always clean the Cooker thoroughly as
soon as possible after each use.
down to cook