November 03, 2023

Serves 6 to 8 


  • Dried Shrimps, 2 tablespoons
  • Minced Garlic, 1 tablespoon
  • Peeled Pumpkin, 300 grams (washed and cut into bite-sized)
  • Chicken Thigh, 400 grams (deboned and cut into bite-sized)
  • Dried Mushrooms, 8
  • Rice, 3 cups (washed and drained)
  • Water, 3 cups
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste


Marinate Condiments for Chicken Thigh:

  • Sesame Oil, 2 teaspoons
  • Light Soya Sauce, 4 tablespoons
  • Dark Soya Sauce, 2 tablespoons
  • Oyster Sauce, 1 tablespoon
  • Corn Flour, 1 tablespoon
  • Pepper, to taste


  1. In a bowl, marinate chicken thigh with seasonings for at least 30 minutes. Set aside for later use.
  2. In a bowl, soaked dried mushrooms with 200ml hot water till soft (or more if softer mushrooms are preferred) and cut into bite-sized. Set aside mushroom water and diced mushroom for later use.

    Ingredients for One Pot Pumpkin Chicken Rice4


  1. In a 3.0L Thermos® Shuttle Chef® inner pot, add in dried shrimps and stir fry till fragrant. When fragrant, add in minced garlic and about 3 tablespoons of water and stir fry till fragrant. 
  2. When fragrant, add in pumpkins and stir fry for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, add in marinated chicken thigh and stir fry for 5 minutes.
  3. Add in rice, water, diced mushrooms, mushroom water and mix well. Bring it to a boil over low heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

    Low heat for Rice2

    One Pot Pumpkin Chicken Rice before transfer

  4. After 10 minutes, close inner pot with lid and transfer to Shuttle Chef® outer pot. Let it sit aside to continue cooking for 2 hours.
  5. Before serving, stir well and scoop out into serving bowls. Add salt and pepper to taste, and garnish with spring onions.

    One Pot Pumpkin Chicken Rice after cooking



  • This recipe is based on using a 3.0L Thermos® Shuttle Chef® TCRA-3000. Ingredients can be adjusted for different Shuttle Chef® capacities.
  • This recipe uses ready-to-cook pumpkin where the seeds and skin are removed.


  • It is best recommended to boil the rice mixture over low heat for best vacuum insulation cooking thereafter.

Photos and recipe courtesy of Thermos Singapore team.