Zojirushi NP-HCC10XH Rice Cooker Review

Japan’s Zojirushi brand has been manufacturing some of the most advanced and sophisticated rice cookers capable of multitasking with consistent performance. Zojirushi NP-HCC10XH induction heating rice cooker is a unit with sleek stainless steel design having cooking capacity of 5 cups (Uncooked) incorporated with advanced micro-computer and induction heating technology.

Zojirushi NP HCC10XH Induction Heating Rice Cooker Review

Apart from MICOM and IH the unit is rich with other useful features to ensure all of your rice dishes come out cooked perfectly.

Key Features

BrandZojirushi
OriginJapan
ModelNP-HCC10XH
Dimensions10x14x8 Inches
Weight9 Pounds
Available ColorStainless Steel Dark Gray
Cooking capacity5.5 Cups (Uncooked)
MaterialStainless Steel
Accessories Instruction Manual, Rice Spatula, rice measuring cup, and a recipe book

Zojirushi rice cookers are known to be equipped with a variety of intelligent and smart cooking functions. And when it comes to Zojirushi NP HCC10XH, it checks all the right boxes. Let us take a closer look at the design, features and functionality of this masterpiece.

Zojirushi NP HCC10XH Design

The Zojirushi NP HCC10XH IH rice cooker has a strikingly impressive design and its sleek stainless steel dark gray exterior makes it even more noticeable. The unit has a very well-thought-out design and the placement of the control panel adds to the ease of operation. On the top, you will have a steam vent slightly at the backside which you should avoid having contact with as the steam coming out is super-heated and you may burn your hands with.

In the middle you will find a button to open the lid. To close the lid just push down the outer lid until you hear a click sound. The click sound is the indication that the lid is in place and you are good to go!

Features and Functions

Moving on to the features and functions, the control panel is placed on the top right above the front side to make it easily accessible. On the control panel you get total of 8 buttons which are: Start, Cancel, Menu, Keep Warm, Extended Keep Warm, Timer and Time setting buttons. The control panel has a timer which lets you keep track of cooking cycle. With Zojirushi NP HCC10XH you get tons of cooking options such as White rice, Jasmine, Quick, Mixed, Sushi, Porridge, Sweet, Brown, and GABA Brown rice. You can select the softness of your rice as you want from regular, softer and harder options.

The main selling point of this unit is its IH and MICOM technology. It has a built-in mini-computer which is capable of monitoring the entire cooking process in order to yields the best results. It has the capability of compensating for human error and can make small changes in temperature, and pressure while cooking your meals. The induction heating technology ensures high temperature and superior heat conductivity for flavorful and restaurant quality rice and other meals.

The unit’s internal cooking pot is thick, black in color and spherical in shape which ensures perfect heat distribution for great rice. The cleaning of the pot is made easy thanks to its non-stick coating. Once the cooking cycle is complete, you will be informed with a customizable melody and beep alert. The sound means the content of the rice cooker are ready to serve!

With the useful delay timer, you can set the timer in the morning to have your meal ready by the time you get home in the evening. The keep-warm has two modes: Regular and extended keep warm which lets you have your meals at serving temperature for extended hours.

Zojirushi NP-HCC10XH Induction Heating System Rice Cooker and Warmer

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Cleaning

The unit is designed for mess-free cooking and easy cleaning. The inner pot being non-stick makes it easy to clean. The lid of the rice cooker is detachable and washable. The housing and the LCD control panel can be wiped cleaned with a soapy cloth.

Pros
  • Incredible micro-computer technology
  • Induction heating produces superior results
  • One-touch multi-cooking functions
  • LCD control panel with timer and clock
  • Multiple accessories
  • Eye-catching design
  • Useful delay timer, keep-warm and extended keep-warm
  • Perfectly cooked meals hassle-free
Cons
  • The non-stick coating may peel off after consecutive use (Replace the pot after a year or so)

Conclusion

The Zojirushi NP HCC10XH induction heating rice cooker and warmer is a stunningly beautiful appliance which makes great-tasting rice and other meals for all your crazy eating habits. It has the cooking capacity to feed an entire family. The unit has all the necessary features and functions you may require to have an amazing cooking experience.

The rice cooker has over 2000 impressive reviews and an incredible 4.8 out of 5 stars rating by content customers around the globe which speaks the volume of its quality and performance. Overall, it’s worth giving a shot!