Tiger JKT-S18U Review

Tiger JKT-S18U is a top-of-the-line Japanese rice cooker that not only cooks perfect rice but also doubles as a slow cooker and steamer. If you are looking for a rice cooker that can make more than just rice, the Tiger JKT-S18U is the solution. Tiger is known for its durable and versatile rice cookers capable of multitasking. Let’s have a look at what this rice cooker by tiger has in store for us!

Tiger JKT-S18U Key Features

BrandTiger
OriginJapan
ModelJKT-S18U
Dimensions13.9×8.4×10.2 Inches
Weight12.6 Pounds
Available ColorBlack
Cooking capacity10 Cups (Uncooked)
MaterialStainless Steel
AccessoriesRice measuring cup, spatula, steamer tray and a user manual

Design

The tiger JKT-S18U boasts a durable design that can handle everyday use. It is not only versatile and compact but it is very beginner-friendly and features an easy-to-read and intuitive control panel to choose the desired cooking option based on what you are cooking.

The inner cooking pot is designed to be easily removable thanks to the handles it comes with. It has a strong 3 layer non-stick coating which not only prevents the ingredients from sticking to the pot surface but also makes the cleaning super easy. Also, there is a stay-cool carrying handle to carry the handle around from the kitchen top to the table with super ease. The control panel is placed on the top which makes it easily accessible and use.

Features and Functions

The Tiger JKT-S18U has an impressive 10 cup (uncooked) capacity making it perfect for large families, family gatherings and parties. The rice cooker will allow you to get more use out of your appliance for it can cook a variety of dishes such as fresh steamed veggies, stews soups and more. It comes with a Tacook cooking plate which allows you to cook a range of dishes while your rice cooks to perfection simultaneously. The feature lets you prepare healthy one-pot meals for your loved ones in a jiffy.

The unit is highly programmable and offers you to choose from a range of cooking settings such as plain rice, ultra, synchro-cooking, quick-cooking, slow cooking, brown rice, jasmine rice, white rice, porridge, mixed rice, keep warm, timer, bread, bake, and fermentation. The synchro-cooking is an exciting feature that lets you cook fish or veggies or bake bread while the rice cooks.

Tiger JKT-S18U 10-Cup (Uncooked) Multi Purpose IH Cooker

 

Additionally, the rice cooker has some amazing features to make your cooking experience pleasant and exciting. It comes with an automatic shut-off feature which is specially designed for people often forget to turn off the devices or who don’t have time to keep a track of the cooking cycle. Once the sensors determined the cooking cycle is complete, the unit will immediately shut down. You can choose the keep warm feature so the rice will remain nice and warm at the serving temperature. Automatic shut-off is a safety feature that you usually don’t find in cheaper models.

One of the best features of the Tiger JKT-S18U rice cooker is induction heating technology. If you are tired of having unevenly cooked rice, or you don’t have time to sit around and stir your rice while it cooks, this model makes sure you don’t have to do any of it anymore. Not only it cooks faster than a noninduction heating rice cooker but also, it disperses the heat evenly cooking every grain to perfection. This single appliance does everything!

Cleaning

Since the inner cooking pot is nonstick, it is easy to clean just by soaking it in water for half an hour. The stainless steel housing is made to resist fingerprints, stains, and scratches and can be wiped clean with a wet cloth with soapy water.

Pros
  • Five layered inner cooking pot with 3 layer nonstick coating
  • A wide range of cooking settings
  • Multifunctional and versatile
  • Removable and washable lid
  • Compact design with small footprints
  • Impressive 10 cups (Uncooked) cooking capacity
  • Programmable
  • Hassle-free cleaning
Cons
  • Expensive compared to other brands

Conclusion

The tiger JKT-S18U is a multipurpose rice cooker from tiger which apart from cooking all sorts of rice, lets you cook fish, steam veggies, and bake bread. It’s incredible Tacook synchro-cooking mode lets you cook another dish while rice cooks below without the flavor of one dish affecting the other dish. Overall it is a versatile model and perfect for folks looking for a machine that can do it all.

Its consistent performance, amazing and innovative tacook feature and a bundle of additional features including automatic shut off, keep warm and induction heating makes the unit worth the price.