Updated 23 Mar 2016

Breville

BRC460 The Rice Box

Snapshot: The Breville BRC460 The Rice Box rice cooker can handle up to 10 cups of uncooked rice. But how well does it cook the rice?

BRC460 The Rice Box
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$170

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Test results

Overall score
89
Cooking performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent results for our jasmine rice and brown rice.
  • Easy to use.
  • Sealed locking lid prevents splattering.
  • Has steaming option.
  • Has display panel with timer and pre-set timer.
  • Extra settings include sushi rice, congee, porridge, soup, crispy rice.

But

  • Takes longer than most other models.
  • Bowl has small lip (so it’s difficult to grip when serving).
  • Lid can’t be removed (so can be difficult to clean).

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Cooking performance (60%)
  • Ease of use (40%) - rates how easy is was to assemble, clean, empty the cooker and operate its controls.

Key data

Model

Size
Large
Price guide
$170

Cooking times (minutes)

Jasmine rice
45
Brown rice
75

Specifications

Weight (kg)
3.8
Height (cm)
28

Features

Sealed locking lid
Removable cord