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How to Make Thanksgiving Stuffing in a Rice Cooker

Thanksgiving stuffing doesn't have to be made with bread or from a box. Try a new recipe and have your holiday guests asking for more.


  • Step 1: Brown almonds Heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat until it is melted and frothy. Add almonds to the butter to toast.
  • Step 2: Prep rice Rinse the rice thoroughly. Pour rice and chicken broth into a rice cooker.
  • Step 3: Add spices and apples Add the butter and almonds, apple, onion, celery, poultry seasoning, thyme, and pepper to the rice cooker. Stir to combine and seal the lid.
  • Step 4: Turn cooker on Turn on the rice cooker to cook.
  • TIP: Do not open the rice cooker while the cooking cycle is still running. The steam you will release is part of the cooking process.
  • Step 5: Cook Allow the stuffing to cook in the rice cooker until it shuts itself off, for approximately 20 minutes.
  • Step 6: Release pressure Remove from heat and release the pressure on the cooker.
  • Step 7: Check spices Taste the stuffing to check the spices. Add any additional seasonings if desired. Pour into a serving dish and proudly display your culinary talents.
  • FACT: In 1679, Denis Papin, a French physicist and mathematician, invented the pressure cooker, which exploded during a demonstration at the Royal Society in London.

You Will Need

  • 1/2 c. slivered almonds
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 3 c. medium grain brown rice
  • 6 c. chicken broth
  • 1 med. tart red apple
  • diced
  • 1/2 c. onion
  • chopped
  • 1/2 c. celery
  • chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. thyme
  • dried or fresh chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. ground white or black pepper
  • Rice cooker
  • Serving dish

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