Multicooker

Linguine and Clams

Yields 5-6 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 pound linguine or spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1 anchovy fillet, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound little neck clams, scrubbed clean
  • 1 cup white wine
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • Lemon wedges, for serving

Directions

  1. ADD 8 cups of water to the Cosori Multicooker and add 2 tablespoons of salt.
  2. SELECT Boil (H) and press Start/Cancel. Bring to a boil.
  3. BOIL the spaghetti for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain and set aside. Reserve ½ cup of pasta cooking liquid.
  4. SELECT Sauté, add the olive oil and butter, and press Start/Cancel.
  5. ADD the garlic and shallot to the hot oil and cook until garlic is slightly brown.
  6. ADD in the anchovy fillet, red pepper flakes, and clams, and sauté for 2 minutes.
  7. POUR in the white wine, cover, and cook for 7 to 8 minutes or until the clams open. Remove the clams, leaving the liquid.
  8. ADD in the cooked pasta and mix well, adding pasta water if more liquid is needed.
  9. SERVE with toasted bread and a side of lemon wedges.

Pasta Carbonara

Yields 5-6 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 8 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 12 ounces of spaghetti or bucatini
  • 8 slices of bacon, diced
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated, plus more for serving
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD the water and salt to the Cosori Multicooker.
  2. SELECT Boil (H) and press Start/Cancel. Bring to a boil.
  3. ADD in your pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until pasta is al dente.
  4. DRAIN the pasta, reserving at least 1 cup of cooking water.
  5. SELECT Brown on the multicooker, change the temperature to 400°F, and press Start/Cancel.
  6. ADD the bacon while the multicooker is heating up and cook for about 15 minutes or until crisp. Drain and set aside.
  7. WHISK the eggs, egg yolks, Parmesan cheese, and black pepper together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  8. TURN OFF the multicooker and carefully remove the inner pot and place onto a flat surface.
  9. ADD the pasta into the bacon fat. Add about ½ cup of the cooking water, stirring continually.
  10. MIX the other half of the cooking water with the egg mixture, then add the egg mixture to the pasta and mix well. The result will be a thick, creamy sauce.
  11. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.
  12. SERVE with more Parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper.

Shrimp Étouffée

Yields 4-5 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ½ large onion, chopped
  • ½ bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large celery stalk, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 cups shrimp stock or clam juice
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons (¼ stick) butter
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • Dashes of hot sauce, to taste
  • Green onion, chopped, for garnish

Directions

  1. SELECT Brown on the Cosori Multicooker, set the temperature to 400°F, and press Start/Cancel. Allow the multicooker to heat up.
  2. ADD the oil and flour and mix to create a roux.
  3. COOK the roux until it is a deep brown, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. ADD in the onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic. Cook for 10 minutes.
  5. MIX in the tomato paste and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. ADD in clam juice, cajun seasoning, celery seed, paprika, and cayenne pepper. Mix well. Press Start/Cancel.
  7. SELECT Simmer and press Start/Cancel.
  8. ADD the shrimp and butter. Cook for 10 minutes.
  9. SEASON with salt and pepper and a few dashes of hot sauce, to taste.
  10. SERVE over rice and garnish with chopped green onion.

Steamed Mussels

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Yields 5-6 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 17 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 shallots, minced
  • 2 tablespoons (¼ stick) unsalted butter
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1½ cups dry white wine
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3½-4 pounds mussels, cleaned
  • ¾ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Directions

  1. SELECT Sauté on the Cosori Multicooker and press Start/Cancel. Allow the multicooker to heat up.
  2. ADD the olive oil, garlic, and shallots. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until garlic is fragrant.
  3. ADD in the butter, red pepper flakes, white wine, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Press Start/Cancel and cover.
  4. SELECT Steam and press Start/Cancel.
  5. ADD in the mussels and cook for 12 minutes, or until the mussels have opened.
  6. GARNISH with fresh parsley and serve with bread to sop up all the juices.

Crispy Duck Confit

Yields 6 servings

Prep Time: 24 hours

Cook Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 whole duck legs and thigh quarters
  • ½ tablespoon black peppercorns
  • ¾ teaspoon juniper berries
  • 1 whole head garlic, crushed, skin on
  • 15 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves, crushed
  • 6 cups fat (duck fat preferred)

Directions

  1. MIX salt and sugar together until well combined. Rub the salt-sugar mixture all over the duck legs.
  2. COMBINE the black peppercorns, juniper berries, garlic, thyme, and bay leaves together in a separate bowl.
  3. PACK the salted duck legs in a container, layering them with the black peppercorn and juniper berry mixture. Top off with any remaining salt-sugar mixture.
  4. COVER with plastic wrap and allow to cure in the refrigerator for 12 to 24 hours.
  5. RUB off any of the curing mixture using a paper towel when curing is done. Pat dry and set aside.
  6. SELECT Sauté on the Cosori Multicooker and press Start/Cancel. Allow the multicooker to heat up.
  7. MELT the duck fat in the multicooker and press Start/Cancel once the fat has melted.
  8. SUBMERGE the duck legs and thighs in the melted fat. Cover with lid. 
  9. SELECT Slow Cook (High) and press Start/Cancel.
  10. ALLOW the duck to cool in the fat and come to room temperature, when done cooking.
  11. TRANSFER to a container and chill overnight, making sure you reserve some of the duck fat. Remove the duck legs from the fridge when ready to cook.
  12. SELECT Brown on the multicooker, adjust temperature to 400°F, and press Start/Cancel. Allow the multicooker to heat up.
  13. ADD about 1 to 2 tablespoons of duck fat, then brown and crisp the duck, skin-side down, about 8 to 10 minutes. Flip over and cook skin-side up for 5 minutes.

Lemon-Scented Asparagus

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. TRIM the ends of the asparagus and set aside.
  2. ADD 1 cup of water to the Cosori Multicooker and place the steam rack into the pot.
  3. SELECT Steam, set the time to 8 minutes, press Start/Cancel.
  4. PLACE your trimmed asparagus in the pot on top of the rack and cover. 
  5. SHOCK the steamed asparagus, when done cooking, in an ice water bath to stop the cooking and preserve its bright green color.
  6. DRY OFF the asparagus and drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil.
  7. ADD juice of half the lemon, plus salt and pepper to taste. Toss asparagus until well coated.
  8. SERVE with additional lemon slices on the side.

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 6 slices of bacon, diced
  • 1 pound brussel sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. SELECT Brown on the Cosori Multicooker and press Start/Cancel. Allow the multicooker to heat up.
  2. COOK the bacon until golden brown, about 10 to 15 minutes. Remove bacon from pot and set aside.
  3. ADD the brussel sprouts, garlic, and onion to the bacon fat. Cook for 15 minutes, allowing the brussel sprouts to turn golden brown.
  4. ADD in the chicken stock and press Start/Cancel. Cover with lid. 
  5. SELECT Steam, adjust the time to 15 minutes, and press Start/Cancel. Cook the brussels sprouts until they are tender.
  6. SEASON with salt and pepper and top with the crispy bacon.

One Pot Mac & Cheese

Yields 10 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hours

 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese, freshly shredded
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 24 ounces evaporated milk
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • A pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Dashes of Tabasco, to taste

Directions

  1. SHRED 4 cups of cheddar cheese. Make sure to not use pre-shredded cheese. Using pre-shredded cheese will make your dish gritty and oily.
  2. COMBINE macaroni, butter, shredded cheese, cream cheese, Parmesan, evaporated milk, whole milk, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and Worcestershire sauce in the Cosori Multicooker. Mix well and make sure most of the macaroni noodles are submerged in the milk. Cover with lid. 
  3. SELECT Slow Cook (High), and press Start/Cancel. Cook for 2 to 3 hours, or until all the pasta is cooked through and the sauce has thickened. Check after 2 hours. If it is too thick, add a little bit more milk and continue cooking, checking every 20 minutes, until pasta is fully cooked.
  4. SERVE while hot and add Tabasco to taste.

Cauliflower Rice

Yields 6 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1 large head of cauliflower
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 small white onion, diced
  • ½ cup of frozen peas
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 4 tablespoons of low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons of oyster sauce
  • ½ teaspoon of toasted sesame oil
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. BREAK APART the cauliflower into individual florets and place in a food processor or blender. Pulse until the cauliflower resembles rice.
  2. USE a kitchen towel or cheesecloth to drain all of the water out of the cauliflower (optional).
  3. SET the Cosori Multicooker to the Sauté function and adjust to 326°F.
  4. ADD in the butter when ready and, once the butter has melted, add in the carrot, onion, peas, and garlic. Cook for 8 minutes or until the onions have become soft and translucent.
  5. MAKE ROOM for the eggs in the multicooker and once added, constantly stir them until they are just cooked, about 2 to 3 minutes. Mix well.
  6. ADD in the soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil. Mix until well combined. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  7. GARNISH with thinly sliced green onions.

Creamy Polenta with Mushroom Ragout

Yields 6-8 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

 

Ingredients

Mushroom Ragout:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1¼ pounds assorted wild mushrooms, sliced
  • A pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup shallots, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Cognac or brandy
  • 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar
  • ½ cup crème fraîche
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Polenta:

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
  • 1 cup polenta
  • 4 tablespoons (½ stick) butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Directions

Mushroom Ragout:

  1. SELECT Brown on the Cosori Multicooker and press Start/Cancel. When ready, add in the oil and butter. Once oil is hot, stir in mushrooms with a pinch of salt.
  2. COOK the mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until any liquid evaporates and mushrooms are light brown, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. ADD in the shallots and cook until shallots are translucent, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. ADD in the Cognac and champagne vinegar. Cook until liquid evaporates and mushrooms have absorbed liquid, about 1 minute. Add in the crème fraîche, chicken broth, and tarragon. Press Start/Cancel.
  5. SELECT Sauté on the multicooker and cook until mushrooms are tender, about 10 minutes. Set aside and clean the multicooker pot.

Polenta:

  1. SELECT Boil (L) on the Cosori Multicooker and press Start/Cancel. Add in the water, salt, and white pepper.
  2. WHISK in the polenta when the water is boiling, about 10 minutes. Press Start/Cancel.
  3. SELECT Simmer, set the time for 30 minutes, and press Start/Cancel. Cook the polenta for 20 to 30 minutes or until it has reached desired thickness.
  4. ADD in the butter, heavy cream, milk, and Parmesan. Mix until well combined.
  5. SERVE hot in bowls and top with the mushroom ragout.

New York Cheesecake

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 4 whole graham crackers, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons (¼ stick) melted butter

Filling:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • ¼ cup sour cream, room temperature
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • A pinch of sea salt

Directions

Crust:

  1. COMBINE crushed graham crackers, brown sugar, and melted butter until the texture is similar to wet sand.
  2. PRESS it evenly on the bottom and sides of a 5-inch springform pan. Set aside.

Filling:

  1. WHISK together the cream cheese and sour cream.
  2. MIX in the egg, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla extract, lemon zest, lemon juice, and sea salt until well incorporated. Make sure not to overmix the batter.
  3. ADD the filling into the springform pan with the set crust.
  4. PLACE a metal rack inside the Cosori Multicooker and place cheesecake pan on top. Cover with lid. 
  5. SELECT the Bake function on the multicooker and cook for 1 hour, or until cheesecake is fully set.
  6. CHILL the cheesecake in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving.

Holiday Rice Pudding

Yields 6 servings

Prep Time: 1 minute

Cook Time: 45 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups uncooked white rice
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ⅔ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons (¼ stick) butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • A pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup golden raisins

Directions

  1. ADD the rice, milk, cream, brown sugar, butter, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla extract into the Cosori Multicooker. Cover with lid. 
  2. SELECT Rice (N) and press Start/Cancel.
  3. STIR in the raisins and let it heat through for 2 minutes when the cooking cycle has finished.
  4. SERVE hot or chill overnight.

Blackberry Apple Crumble

Yields 8 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

Crumble:

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup quick rolled oats
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • A pinch salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • A pinch ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter, cubed

Filling:

  • 6 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and cubed
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Directions

Crumble:

  1. COMBINE flour, oats, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a small bowl.
  2. SELECT Brown on the Cosori Multicooker and press Start/Cancel. Allow the multicooker to heat up.
  3. MELT in the butter, then stir in the flour mixture until all the butter is absorbed and little clumps form.
  4. COOK the crumble for 10 to 15 minutes, or until nicely browned.
  5. TRANSFER crumble to large plate to cool. Set aside.

Filling:

  1. MIX together the apples, blackberries, lemon juice, powdered sugar, and cornstarch in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. SELECT Bake on the Cosori Multicooker and press Start/Cancel. Allow the multicooker to heat up.
  3. MELT in the butter, and add in the fruit mixture. Cook for 3 minutes.
  4. ADD in the water and cinnamon stick, cover, and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. SERVE the fruit filling in bowls. Top with crumble and a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Molten Lava Cake

Yields 2 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons (¼ stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon espresso powder
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Powdered sugar, for garnish
  • Fresh raspberries, for garnish

Directions

  1. SELECT Bake on the Cosori Multicooker and press Start/Cancel. Allow to heat up.
  2. MELT the chocolate in the microwave in 30-second intervals, until the chocolate has a smooth consistency. Set aside to cool.
  3. CREAM the butter and sugar by whisking them together until it forms a pale yellow color in a large bowl.
  4. MIX in the eggs one at a time until each one is well incorporated into batter.
  5. ADD in the flour, espresso powder, vanilla, and salt. Whisk until everything is well combined.
  6. WHISK the melted chocolate into your mixture.
  7. DISTRIBUTE evenly between 2 greased 3-inch ramekins.
  8. PLACE the ramekins on top of a rack in the preheated multicooker and cover. Cook the cakes for 25 minutes.
  9. REMOVE the ramekins from the multicooker when done cooking and run a knife along the edges to easily remove the cakes from the ramekin.
  10. SPRINKLE with a dusting of powdered sugar and some fresh raspberries.

Crème Brûlée

Yields 3 servings

Prep Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 4 egg yolks, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Granulated sugar, for brûlée

Directions

  1. PLACE the steam rack inside the Cosori Multicooker and add 1 cup of water.
  2. SELECT Steam and press Start/Cancel. Allow the multicooker to heat up.
  3. WHISK together the egg yolks and sugar, until sugar is completely dissolved, in a large bowl.
  4. MIX in the heavy cream, milk, and vanilla, and whisk lightly until well combined. Whisking too vigorously may cause your mixture to bubble, which produces a less creamy crème brûlée.
  5. POUR the liquid mixture evenly into three 3-inch ramekins and cover tightly with foil.
  6. PLACE the ramekins on the rack, cover, and steam for 15 minutes.
  7. ALLOW the crème brûlée to rest inside the multicooker for 10 minutes, after it is done cooking.
  8. REMOVE the crème brûlée from the multicooker and remove the foil.
  9. COOL the crème brûlée completely, about 1 hour. Then, place them in the fridge for about 1 additional hour until chilled.
  10. ADD about a ½ tablespoon of granulated sugar on top of each crème brûlée serving, and caramelize using a kitchen torch.

Slow Cooker Blueberry Bread Pudding

Yields 10-12 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

              

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) of challah bread, cut into 1-inch cubes 
  • 2½ cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Vanilla ice cream, for serving, MANDATORY

Directions

  1. COAT the cooking pot of the Cosori Multicooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. LAYER the bread cubes and blueberries into the prepared pot.
  3. WHISK the milk, cream, eggs, sugar, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon in a medium bowl, until frothy.
  4. POUR the egg mixture over the bread mixture and press down on the bread to make certain all of it is submerged.
  5. COVER with the lid.
  6. SELECT Slow Cook (High) for 4 hours.
  7. SERVE immediately with vanilla ice cream.

Cornbread

Yields 8-10 servings 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1⅔ cups whole milk
  • 2⅓ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 4½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. SELECT Bake, set to 325°F, then press Start/Cancel.  Allow the multicooker to heat up. Microwave butter for 1 minute or until completely melted.
  2. MIX all the ingredients together until well combined.
  3. POUR the cornbread batter in a greased, preheated multicooker and bake with the lid on for 30 to 35 minutes.
  4. REMOVE cornbread carefully from the pan by flipping it onto a flat surface.
  5. CUT into desired bite-size pieces. 

Savory Rice Pilaf

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Yields 12 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons (¼ stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 pound mushrooms, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 2 cups long-grain white rice, washed and rinsed
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • ¼ cup parsley, freshly chopped

Directions

  1. SELECT Brown and press Start/Cancel. Wait until the Cosori Multicooker has heated up.
  2. ADD the oil and butter and allow to heat up for 30 seconds. Add mushrooms.
  3. BROWN the mushrooms for 8 to 10 minutes.
  4. ADD in the garlic and shallots and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Add the wine.
  5. REDUCE the wine until it is evaporated by half, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. ADD in the bay leaves, tarragon, rice, beef stock, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  7. BRING to a boil. Once boiling, press Start/Cancel. Cover with lid. 
  8. SELECT Simmer and cook for 18 minutes. Press Start/Cancel.
  9. FLUFF the rice with a fork, adding in the freshly chopped parsley.

Chinese Potstickers

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Yields 8-10 servings 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

 

Ingredients

Dumplings:

  • ½ pound ground pork
  • 1 cup cabbage, minced
  • 1½ tablespoons ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • A pinch of white pepper
  • 30 gyoza wrappers
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ cup water

Dipping Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • A pinch sugar

Directions

Dumplings:

  1. COMBINE the ground pork, cabbage, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, water, scallions, and white pepper. Mix until well combined and set aside.
  2. ADD 1½ teaspoons of filling to the center of a gyoza wrapper. Moisten 1 edge of the wrapper with a wet finger, then fold the gyoza, closing the dumpling.
  3. SEAL by using your thumb and forefinger of one hand, form 6 tiny pleats along the unmoistened edge of the wrapper.
  4. COVER the dumplings loosely with dampened cloth or paper towel to keep from drying out. Form remaining dumplings in the same manner.
  5. SELECT Brown on the Cosori Multicooker, adjust the temperature to 375°F, add the vegetable oil, and press Start/Cancel. Allow the multicooker to heat up.
  6. PLACE the pot stickers into the multicooker standing up. Brown for 3 minutes.
  7. ADD ½ cup of water and cover with lid. Steam the dumplings for 5 to 7 minutes. Add more water if all the water has evaporated.
  8. SERVE your potstickers with the soy dipping sauce.

Dipping Sauce:

  1. MIX all the ingredients together in a small bowl.

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna

Yields 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 4 minutes

 

Ingredients

Ahi Steaks:

  • 4 tuna steaks (6 ounces, about 1-inch thick) 
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup sesame seeds 
  • ¼ cup black sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons oil

Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 tablespoon honey 
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil 
  • 4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

Directions

Ahi Steak:

  1. SEASON the ahi steaks with salt and pepper.
  2. MIX together all of the sesame seeds in a shallow dish.
  3. DREDGE the steaks in the sesame seeds, coating the tuna evenly. Set aside.
  4. SELECT Brown on the Cosori Multicooker, adjust temperature to 375°F, and time to 5 minutes. Allow to heat up.
  5. ADD the oil and allow to heat up for 1 minute.
  6. COOK the ahi tuna steaks on each side for 1 minute. You may need to work in batches of 2.
  7. REMOVE the tuna from the multicooker and onto a cutting board.
  8. CUT the tuna in ¼-inch slices.
  9. SERVE with sweet soy dipping sauce.

Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce

  1. Whisk all the ingredients together in a small bowl.