Welcome to Rice Cookers 101! Today we’re going to learn how to make a delicious and healthy Chinese Artichoke Rice in our rice cooker. This recipe is perfect for those who want to add more texture and flavor to their rice. Chinese artichokes, also known as Crosne, have a nutty, crisp taste and are loaded with vitamins and minerals. Follow the steps below to make a tasty and nutritious meal that will leave everyone asking for more. Let’s get started! We’ve made this chinese artichoke rice recipe easy to follow 👨‍🍳. If you’re looking for our favorite rice cookers to make this recipe, check out our list of top rice cookers here.

chinese artichoke rice ingredients


  • 1 cup Chinese artichoke, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the Chinese artichoke and garlic to the skillet and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until the artichoke is tender.
  3. Add the cooked rice to the skillet and continue to stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until the rice is heated through.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes.
  5. Pour the sauce over the rice in the skillet and stir until well combined.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until the sauce is heated through and the flavors have melded.
  8. Remove from heat and serve hot.

chinese artichoke rice

How long does chinese artichoke rice last in the fridge?

Chinese artichoke rice can be stored in the refrigerator for 3-4 days after cooking. It is important to store it in an airtight container to prevent contamination and maintain freshness. If the rice was left out at room temperature for more than 2 hours, it should not be consumed as it may have bacteria growth. When reheating, make sure to use a microwave-safe bowl or reheat it on the stove with a little bit of water to prevent it from drying out. It is best to consume the rice within the first 2 days for optimum flavor and texture.

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Low calorie chinese artichoke rice recipe substitutions

To make this recipe lower in calories, some substitutions that can be made include using a low-calorie cooking spray instead of vegetable oil, reducing the amount of honey used or using a sugar substitute such as stevia or monk fruit sweetener, and using low-sodium soy sauce to cut down on the sodium content. The rice can also be substituted for cauliflower rice or brown rice to increase the overall fiber content of the dish and further reduce the calorie count. Additionally, reducing the quantity of rice used and adding more vegetables such as bell peppers, carrots, and cabbage can help increase the volume of the dish, making it more filling without adding too many calories.

What to serve with a chinese artichoke rice?

There are several great options to serve with Chinese artichoke rice. One delicious and popular option is to pair the rice with stir-fried vegetables, such as snow peas, bok choy, carrots, or broccoli. You can also serve it with a protein like grilled chicken, shrimp, or tofu. Another option is to add a side of hot and sour soup or egg drop soup for a complete meal. Additionally, Chinese artichoke rice pairs well with dumplings or spring rolls as an appetizer. Don’t forget to garnish with green onions or sesame seeds for some added flavor and texture!

Whats the best sauce for a chinese artichoke rice?

One delicious sauce for Chinese artichoke rice is a garlic and sesame sauce. To make this sauce, mix together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, minced garlic, and a touch of honey. Adjust the amount of garlic to your personal preference. Drizzle the sauce over the cooked artichoke rice and toss to coat evenly. The combination of the nutty sesame flavor and the tanginess of the vinegar blend perfectly with the Chinese artichoke rice, creating a tasty and aromatic dish.

Chinese artichoke rice health benefits

Chinese artichoke rice has some potential health benefits. Chinese artichoke is a low calorie, fiber-rich vegetable that aids in digestion, regulates blood sugar levels, and supports heart health. Additionally, brown rice is a good source of fiber and provides essential nutrients that are not found in white rice. Together, Chinese artichoke and brown rice can make for a healthy and satisfying meal. However, if you are looking for an even healthier alternative, I would recommend a quinoa or salad bowl packed with vegetables and lean proteins such as grilled chicken or tofu. This would provide a well-rounded meal and be suitable for those following a vegetarian or vegan diet.

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