• Cook rice and other grains to fluffy perfection with the perfect combination of value, convenience and ease
  • 4 Smart Programs for one-touch cooking white rice, brown rice, quinoa and oatmeal
  • Quickly steam veggies, fish and more with ease
  • Built-in protection against overheating
  • Dishwasher-safe cooking pot and accessories
  • Compact, lightweight and easy to store
  • Makes 8 cups cooked 

About this item 

The Instant™ Zest™ 8 Rice and Grain Cooker with 8-cup capacity and 4 Smart Programs makes cooking your favorite rice and grains super-fast and one-touch easy. 

Beyond rice 

In addition to the Smart Program presets for white and brown rice, quinoa and oatmeal, you can cook any type of rice and grain fast and to fluffy perfection — from millet, farro and freekeh, to polenta, barley, rice pudding and more. Even hearty grains like spelt and wheat berries, which typically require lots of cooking time.  

Steams and warms, too 

Quickly steam veggies, fish, dumplings, tamales, cabbages, wontons and more with the touch of a button. Doubles as a warmer for all kinds of foods. 

Easy to use, easy to read 

Bright, bold display and status indicators let you know exactly where your food is in the cooking process. 

Remembers the way you cook 

Smart cooking programs help you save time and ensure dishes turn out exactly as you want them to. Fine-tune and save cooking times and temperatures that suit your family’s tastes. 

Plan ahead and free up time 

Delay Start and Keep Warm functions make sure your rice, grains and more are ready when you are. 

Essentials included 

Everything you need: In addition to the non-stick ceramic coated pot, the Zest™ Plus also comes with a dishwasher-safe steamer tray, rice measuring cup and rice spoon. 

Bottom line 

The Instant™ Zest™ 8 is perfect for small kitchens and busy people hungry for tasty and healthy results.