Tomato and Ham Rice | Recipe You Can Make in a Rice Cooker

Chef John shows you 2 ways on making simple and perfect rice and easy dinner using rice cooker at home. All you need is a tomato, a few ingredients of your choice, and a rice cooker.



TIME: 50 min

SERVING: 4 People


  • 2 Cups Round Grain Rice 

  • 2 Cups Long Grain Rice 

  • 4 cups Water

  • 1 count Tomato

  • 0.5 tsp Salt [Seasoning]

  • 1 tsp Olive oil [Seasoning]

  • 0.25 tsp Black Pepper [Seasoning]

  • 0.3 Cup Ham, Dice 

  • 0.3 Cup Corn Kernels

  • 0.3 Cup Green Beans, Diced 

  • 0.3 Cup Shiitake Mushrooms, Diced

  • 0.25 Cup Carrot, Diced

  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil

  • 0.3 Cup Celery, Diced

  • 1 tbsp Garlic, Minced [Sauce]

  • 1 tbsp Shallot, Thinly Sliced  [Sauce]

  • 0.5 Cup Water  [Sauce]

  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce  [Sauce]

  • 1 tsp Oyster Sauce  [Sauce]

  • 0.1 tsp Sugar, A Pinch [Sauce]

  • 0.1 tbsp White Vinegar, To Taste [Sauce]

  • 0.1 tbsp Red Chili Slices In A Circle Shape, To Taste [Sauce]

  • 0.1 tbsp Chopped Green Onion, To Taste

Watch the video:


Step 1  Cut the ham meat, carrots,  mushrooms, and celery into small pieces. 

Step 2  Remove the corn kernels from the cob. 

Step 3 In the rice cooker, add in both kinds of rice, mix evenly, then add water. Then add the following ingredients on top of the rice: one tomato in the center, then diced ham, green beans, mushrooms,  carrot, celery, and corn on the side. 

Step 4 Prepare the sauce (to be mixed with the cooked rice). In a pan with cooking oil over high heat, stir fry the minced garlic and thinly sliced shallots until fragrant.

Step 5 In the same pan, add water, soy sauce, oyster sauce, a pinch of sugar, white vinegar to taste, chopped green onion to taste, and the red chili slices. Stir for a little while until the sauce thickened. Remove from the heat. 

Step 6 After the rice cooker is done, pour the sauce into the rice, then mix well to serve.

Step 7 Enjoy!

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