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super cheesy polenta (rice cooker)

Recipe by
Lee Thayer
Nakhon Si Thammarat

Delicious side dish for any meal. I used my small rice cooker for this, a simple cook and warm model which is perfect.

yield 4 servings as a side
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Rice Cooker

Ingredients For super cheesy polenta (rice cooker)

  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, more for serving
  • 1/2
    onion, diced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, smashed and minced
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt, or as desired
  • 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make super cheesy polenta (rice cooker)

  • 1
    Place butter, onion, and garlic in your rice cooker pot, set the cooker to Cook setting. Cook until onion is soft and translucent, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes or so.
  • 2
    Add chicken broth, milk, cornmeal, and salt, stir.
  • 3
    Cover and cook one full cycle, stirring occasionally, until the cornmeal has absorbed the liquid, about 20 minutes.
  • 4
    When the cooker switches to Warm, add cheeses and black pepper, stir until cheese is melted.
  • Super Cheesy Polenta (Rice Cooker)
    Serve with a pat of butter on the top as a delicious side dish.

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