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Cuckoo CRP-HZ0683F Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker Review

Cuckoo CRP-HZ0683F Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker Review

Cuckoo CRP-HZ0683F Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker: QUICK OVERVIEW





What We Like

  • Specialized smart algorithm
  • DSP chip controlled
  • 20 safety features

What We Don't Like

  • No known issues so far

Rice cookers have come a long way since 1937 when they first appeared in the Japanese Imperial Army. The only thing that hasn’t changed is its ability to perfectly cook rice. Also known as rice steamers, these small appliances work diligently to steam your rice without much effort from you, and without you having to monitor them.

Trust us when we say that the Cuckoo CRP-HZ0683F takes rice cookers to a whole new level. Keep reading to find out what this handy appliance can do for you.

Cuckoo CRP-HZ0683F Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker Review

Cuckoo Electric Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker CRP-HZ0683F (Black)

Since 1978, Cuckoo Electronics has been the leader in the rice cooker share board and have sold over 25 million units. Surprisingly, 18 million of those units have sold in Korea alone. Using innovative technology and consistently upgraded features, Cuckoo has expanded to produce not just rice and pressure cookers, but multiple types of kitchen appliances. There are over 10 induction heating rice cookers available for sale by Cuckoo, but only the CRP-HY model is an upgrade from the CRP-HZ0683F.

The appearance of the Cuckoo IH rice cooker has changed quite a bit since the initial CRO-HP model was released. Not only has the appearance changed, but the features have too, and they now include some impressive capabilities.

Who is This Product For?

Anyone can benefit from using this Cuckoo induction heating rice cooker. Whether you want to cook rice, vegetables, soups, bread, tofu, fish, or more, this appliance can work for you. One thing we can say is that it is on the pricey side, so we’d recommend understanding how rice cookers work before investing in one that is as advanced as the Cuckoo, even though it is user-friendly and has excellent instructions.

What’s Included?

The Cuckoo CRP HZ0683F Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker, power cord, and instruction manual.

Overview of Features

This induction heating pressure rice cooker is among some of the highest rated cookers on the market, and it also has some of the most advanced features that you don’t get to see on other models by other brands. Called the Black Pebble, the Cuckoo CRP HZ brings luxury to rice cooking by including features such as XWALL Blackshine and Dia Shield exterior coating to prevent scratching and corrosion from salt, spices, and harsh chemicals. It also has a stainless steel detachable cover, clean stream vents, and an auto steaming cleaning function.

Cuckoo also implemented a specialized smart algorithm to assist you with matching up your tastes with the texture of your rice. Additionally, it uses a DSP chip to control equal amounts of pressure and heat. It is equipped with voice recognition software that comes in three different languages (English, Chinese, and Korean).

The list of features for this model could go on, and the only way you get to experience them all is by trying it out. In addition to premium amenities, Cuckoo shows that it cares about safety by including over 20 safety features in their HZ0683F model.

How to Use

There are so many advanced features on Cuckoo's Black Pebble, that it's no surprise it's an expensive machine. Cuckoo leaves nothing unsaid in their owner’s manual, and they provide you all of the information that you need to use your new rice cooker, including 11 how-to guides.

To start off your cooking, you choose the menu button and make your selection. The Cuckoo has pre-programmed cooking options for many types of rice; glutinous rice, mega heat glutinous rice, mixed rice, mega heat mixed rice, sushi rice, GABA rice, mega heat GABA rice, Nu rung Ji, black bean, nutritious porridge, nutritious rice, ferment bread (ferment), ferment bread (baking), and auto clean are among them. Once that’s finished, you turn the lid handle to lock and press the cook button.


It’s challenging to find rice cookers on the market that have as many features as the Cuckoo products do, but depending on your needs, you might not require something so advanced. The Tiger JKT-S10U-K IH Rice Cooker is a suitable option, at a less expensive price. It has fantastic consumer reviews and has upgraded features in comparison to some of the other Tiger models. It also comes in multiple cup sizes. So, if you don’t need your rice cooker to talk to you, this could be an option for you.


There’s nothing wrong that can get said about the Cuckoo Black Pebble series rice cooker. All of the incredible features that come with this cooker are more than worth the price tag. The astonishing quality of the design and its resilience make it a strong contender against any other rice cooker that’s available on the market.

It’s no surprise that Cuckoo has taken a 70% market share. Keep in mind that if this Cuckoo rice cooker isn’t for you, there are plenty of other Cuckoo options available that you can purchase. They’ve made sure to provide one for everyone’s needs.

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