15 Delicious CanCooker Recipes That Everyone Loves
Whether you’re casually cooking occasionally, every day at home, or thinking about going on an outdoor adventure to cook a feast, CanCooker has you covered!
And we have the canned cooking recipes that everyone loves!
What is CanCooker
Seth McGinn’s CanCooker is a modernized cream can kitchen that’s perfect for quickly cooking a convenient, healthy steamed meal
It is lightweight and made with food-grade anodized aluminum
It can be used on any heat source, such as stoves, campfires or grills, therefore it is a popular choice for both home cooks and use during camping.
Cooking with a CanCooker is easy:
- Drizzle some oil
- Put vegetables, then meat and seafood
- The seasoning and any liquid go to the end. Add at least 12 ounces of any liquid: water, mountain dew, beer, or broth.
- Place the cap and latch over a low-medium heat source.
- Once the steam starts coming out of the vents, reduce the heat and let it cook according to the recipe time.
- CanCooker CanCooker Original Product Types: With a capacity of 4 gallons, this pot of cans can feed up to 20 people. Ideal for a meeting.
- CanCooker Jr.: For a family size, this can cooker is a good choice with a capacity of 2 gallons, feeding up to 8 people. Ideal for home use.
- CanCooker Companion: The smallest in the line, this can cooker has a capacity of 1.5 gallons and can power up to 6 people. Ideal for smaller families.
- Signature Series: It has the same capacity as the CanCooker Jr., but is made of ceramic and comes in 2 different colors, Black Cherry and Midnight Blue.
Frequently Asked Questions
What type of heat source
works with CanCooker?
Any type of heat source can be used, except induction stoves. Turkey fryer burners are also not recommended, as it is difficult to regulate the heat.
Does the CanCooker have to be completely full?
No, the CanCooker
works with any amount of food, but at least 12 ounces of liquid will still need to be added, as we need the steam to cook the food
Here are 15 of the best CanCooker recipes you can try and we’ve also included our favorite version on the recipe card below
. Cowboy Spare Ribs
With only 4 ingredients required, this recipe from Cowboy Spare Ribs is an easy and delicious meal, perfect for a weekday dinner
Take out your pork ribs and separate them into 3 parts to facilitate cooking and to get more surface area for dry massage.
Rub it with the Cowboy Barbeque seasoning, put it in the CanCooker, and to keep things interesting, Cherry Cola Soda is used as a liquid base for steaming.
BBQ sauce will suffice after the ribs are steamed and finish cooking them on a grill.
Enjoy your juicy, tender and tasty ribs!
2. Porcupine Dumplings Porcupine dumplings are
well-seasoned meatballs with protruding rice, hence giving them a porcupine-like appearance
. It is a
traditional homemade meal and is ideal for a warm and hearty meal.
in the pot of cans, it
is as simple as mixing all the ingredients to shape the meatball and placing it before pouring the sauce over it, with chicken broth serving as a liquid base.
Dumplings are great with rice, pasta or even as a snack on their own!
3. Chicken Enchilada Pan
Add a Mexican twist to your next meal with this delicious
This delicious dish is easy to make with a basic list of ingredients including boneless chicken thighs, green chili peppers, black olives, sour cream, tortillas, and grated cheese.
It can be made in a large batch in advance and leftovers can be frozen, perfect for preparing meals.
Just thaw it off when you crave a hot bowl of homemade food and you’ll have this tasty chicken enchilada ready anytime!
4. Boil Cajun Seafood
Make your own feast of amazing seafood with this simple Cajun seafood boiling recipe! We
all love a great seafood meal and this recipe can be easily adapted and modified to add even more seafood
That’s the great thing about using CanCooker
If shrimp and marsh crab aren’t enough, add some crabs, lobsters and clams in the mix and you’ll offer an amazing dinner from the sea.
Dip some tiger sauce to make it even tastier!
With potatoes, corn and sausages to complement the seafood, everyone will surely be satisfied with this healthy meal.
. Mountain Man Breakfast
If you’re looking to feed your campmates or just want to bring some outdoor adventure favorites to your weekend brunch, this Mountain Man Breakfast recipe is what you’re looking for
This sumptuous meal is made with a simple base of traditional breakfast ingredients including eggs, bacon and chips. Onions
, jalapeno and seasonings are used to add even more flavor to a hearty meal.
Top with some cheddar cheese to make it even more delicious!
6. Lemon cake with lemon icing
Yes, you’re right, the CanCooker can even be used to make desserts like
this lemon cake
with lemon icing
With a perfect balance of sweet and sour taste, this lemon cake is sure to be a hit with the family
All you need to do is make the cake dough in an electric mixer before steaming the cake in the CanCooker.
Even frosting can be made with the CanCooker and you will only have to pour it over the top of the cake to complete this sweet!
7. Keto Hearty Vegetable Soup
For a nice hot bowl of hearty vegetable soup, look no
This vegan dish is packed with nutrients from a combination of cauliflower, tomatoes, zucchini, celery, and a host of spices to add even more flavor to this delicious soup
It’s also incredibly simple to do
Start by sautéing the onions and celery before adding the garlic.
Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil until done.
It’s so easy to prepare, you can enjoy this healthy bowl of soup anytime!
8. Garlic Buttered Chicken Thighs
with Baby Potatoes If you’re
looking for a simple CanCooker recipe that can make a
fragrant, juicy, and tasty meal, check out this garlic butter chicken thighs recipe
All you need to do is season the chicken thighs with a mixture of spices to make sure the meat fills with flavor later on.
Add the rest of the ingredients in the CanCooker once the butter has melted and wait until the chicken is cooked for about 30 minutes.
That’s all it takes to bring out your amazing food!
Garnish with some fresh parsley and dinner is served!
9. Meat Tips
There are many things to love about this amazing recipe from Beef Tips
Juicy and tender tips of meat covered with a thick brown sauce that is so tasty that it is guaranteed to tempt your taste buds
Combine it with some rice and asparagus and you have a healthy meal that is delicious and nutritious
It also goes great with a portion of mashed potatoes and garlic bread!
10. Chicken butt
As fun as the name sounds, this dish really involves sticking a can of beer on the back end of the
What you get in the end is juicy, moist and tasty meat, as the steam from the beer cooks the inside of the chicken.
The seasonings are rubbed on the outer surface of the chicken, which makes the outside of the meat also taste amazing.
If you want to perfectly cook a whole chicken, you’ll have to try this recipe from CanCooker!
. Chili Cheese Dog Dip
Feast on this decadent bowl of Chili Cheese Dog Dip to satisfy your cravings for a bold, flavor-rich meal
It’s the ultimate comfort food combo, with hot dogs, ground beef and plenty of cheese to hit all the sweet spots
Doing this is easy, just cook the garlic, onion and beef first before adding all the other ingredients to finish cooking.
Eat with nachos or chips with a great surface to collect all that delicious dip!
12. Crab cakes When it comes to crab cakes, the
most important ingredient is of course the star itself, the
Use good jumbo crab meat and minimal fillings to make sure your crab cakes bring out the sweetness of crab meat
Combine it with some tartar sauce or tiger sauce to add even more depth to the flavor and elevate the dish.
With this quick and easy recipe from CanCooker, your crab cakes will turn out to be delicious and sure to be family favorites!
13. Cilantro and lime tilapia
If you like a good fish dish, you will have to try this CanCooker recipe of Cilantro and Lima
. It tastes
absolutely delicious and is very refreshing with the right amount of lime and fresh cilantro
The fish is full of flavor with a simple combination of salt, pepper, chili, garlic and cumin.
Serve with a side of carbs like rice or potatoes, along with some asparagus to top it off for an amazing lunch or dinner.
14. Snickers Poke Cake
This delicious Snickers Poke Cake is a fantastic sweet with how delicious it is and is really simple to make
. Similar to
lemon cake, you start by making your cake dough with an electric mixer
. Steam the cake
in the CanCooker, then push every inch of the cake before pouring
caramel sauce over it.
Combine the whipped cream and remaining caramel sauce and place a layer on top.
It ends with Covering it with pieces of laughter!
Creamy Tuscan Sausage
One of our favorite comfort foods, a plate of creamy gnocchi is always perfect for a nice and cozy dinner
In this CanCooker recipe, preparing this gnocchi dish couldn’t be simpler
Cook the sausage until golden brown before adding the rest of the ingredients to finish cooking. Top
some grated Parmesan cheese, chili flakes, and season with salt and pepper
. With how easy it is to do this, we
suspect you’ll do it more than once
At Glorious Recipes, we have our favorite CanCooker recipe in the form of delicious barbecued pork ribs. It’s extremely easy to make and tastes amazing!
Which of the CanCooker recipes have you tried so far?
Let us know at the Comments below!
For more outdoor cooking recipes, check out Blackstone Chicken and Pit Boss Smoker for more ideas.
Or check out Meat Church for tasty seasoned dishes!
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