Zojirushi NS-ZCC10 5 1/2-Cup Neuro Fuzzy Logic Rice Cooker Review

By Barbara | May 9, 2018

Welcome to my Zojirushi NS-ZCC10 review where you will learn more about this easy-to-use rice cooker and warmer.

You only need to rinse and put your grains in the cooker, add water up to the appropriate line, close the lid, press the button and wait for tune and signal that you are ready to enjoy your meal.

This appliance allows you to cook many different types of rice efficiently.

If you eat a lot of rice, Zojirushi cooker is a worthy investment. Enjoy perfectly cooked meal every time, and absolutely, you can spend your time preparing other parts of your meal while your staple is being cooked.

This review is based on the NSZCC10 5.5 cup model, but you should keep in mind that NS-ZCC18 is the same cooker with larger 10 cup capacity.

Zojirushi NS-ZCC10 5-1/2-Cup (Uncooked) Neuro Fuzzy Rice Cooker and Warmer, Premium White, 1.0-LiterCheck Price

Zojirushi NSZCC10 Features

Cook Up To 5 1/2 Cups Of Rice

Prepare up to 5.5 cups of quality grains at home with the use of Zojirushi’s advanced Neuro Fuzzy logic technology and heating system.

The cooker can keep your product warm, should you not be able to eat immediately. The appliance has a multi-menu selection which allows you to choose automatic keep-warm, extended keep-warm or reheat cycles.

You can cook different types of grains such as white, sweet, mixed, porridge, brown and semi-brown.

Cooking times vary with each type of rice:

  • white – 51-60 minutes
  • sushi – 47-58 minutes
  • brown – 82-108 minutes.

Spherical Non-Stick Inner Pan

NSZCC cooker allows spherical heating because it comes with a spherical, nonstick inner pan. This also prevents the grains from sticking to the pan.

The Zohirushi NSZCC10 has a pan that is simple to remove and easy to clean up as it has stay-cool side handles.

It has been made much more convenient as it comes with an LCD clock and timer, a removable, washable lid, a contemporary white exterior and a retractable power cord.


NS-ZCC10 is easy to move around because it weighs light and has a carrying handle.

Zojirushi is ideal for small kitchens because it only measures 11 by 9 by 10 ½ inches.

People who have bought and tried this unit have said that it is worth every penny that they spent for it.


  • Dimensions – 10-1/8 by 13 by 8-1/8 inches
  • Wattage – 680 W
  • Size – 1.0 liter

Box Contents

The appliance comes with accessories such as two measuring cups (one for regular and one for rinse-free rice), a non-stick spoon, a spoon holder, and recipes. It has removable inner lid and inner pan.

NS ZCC10 Zojirushi Customer Reviews

As stated by many experienced users, phenomenal cookers, such as NSZCC10, have given a new breath of life into an ordinary household kitchen.

With an overwhelming number of positive responses, it is easy to see how this cooker model has become such a success. It is designed to be used in all aspects of casual cooking, and the container requires little hygiene management to clean.

The end product has been reported to have more texture and a stronger flavor than other rice cookers. The size allows the user to make a huge batch of grains in one go, and as far as the durability goes, a customer stated that he has been using NS-ZCC10 for six years without any glitch.

This appliance can also be used to make porridge and soup while being able to deal with oatmeal and grains as well. It is especially proficient at making brown rice taste more wonderful.

If one flaw has to be pointed out, it’s got to be the machine’s battery replacement mechanism. To change the battery, the whole unit has to be disassembled by a professional electrician to warrant a more extended usage.

While this may discourage long-time users, the fact remains that Zojirushi NS ZCC10 10 Cup cookers is still one of the best models you can get.

Best-Selling Zojirushi Rice Cookers

Below you can see 3 best-selling models from this manufacturer. Please let me know if you think I should review them.

  • NS-TSC10
  • NS-ZCC18
  • NS-TSC18

NS ZCC10 Manual

If you are looking for the NSZCC10 manual, click here to download.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is it made?

A: It is made in Japan.

I am working on answers to these FAQs:

  • Zojirushi battery replacement
  • NS-ZCC18 replacement pan