Updated 12 Apr 2017

Kambrook

Essentials Slow Cooker KSC320

Snapshot: The Kambrook Essentials Slow Cooker KSC320 has a 3L stated capacity. How easy is it to use and how well does it cook?

Essentials Slow Cooker KSC320
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$80

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Test results

Overall score
82
Slow cooking performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Slow cooking chilli beef & beans
?/10
Slow cooking corned beef
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent result for corned beef.
  • OK result for chilli beef.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Has comprehensive instructions plus recipes.
  • Smaller unit is easier to store.
  • Large lid handle with protection from hot surface.

But

  • Cooking bowl has small handles with no grip so can be difficult to lift with a load.
  • Food residue can remain on the ceramic bowl and be difficult to remove.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Corned beef (30%): tested performance on a “low” setting.
Chilli beef and beans (30%): tested performance on a “high” setting.
Ease of use (40%): assessed ease of assembly, storage, controls and cleaning.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$80
Type
Slow cooker

More test results (/10)

Pressure cooking performance
n/a
Pressure cooking lamb shanks
n/a
Pressure cooking chilli beef & beans
n/a
Cooking brown rice
n/a
Cooking jasmine rice
n/a

Specifications

Weight (kg)
3.6
Dimensions - WxHxD (cm)
34 x 23 x 25
Claimed capacity (L)

3.0

Shape
Oval

Features

Auto setting
No
Dishwasher safe
Yes
Sear
No
Steam
No
Warm
Yes
Pressure settings
n/a
Pressure-release valve
n/a

More Info

Note

-

Running costs ($/year)

Slow cooking on “low”
42
Slow cooking on “high”
30
Pressure cooking
n/a