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Rice Porridge (Congee/Jook/Okayu) Rice Cooker W/Pork & Corn

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“I combined a few different recipes into this one, and it turned out delicious. Of course, adjust the water and rice to whatever ration you'd like. 1:10 (rice:water) is a good place to start for medium consistency, but less water will make it thicker and more water will make it thinner. Feel free to add whatever other ingredients sound good or just have it without meat or veggies. You can use chicken/beef/vegetable broth instead of water for a stronger flavor. A search on the internet will help with some other ideas about what to put in it or how to cook it over the stove. I used a 3.5 cup (small) rice cooker, and it was a tight squeeze, but it worked. I found some great information about the ratio and other cooking methods at http://www.homemade-chinese-soups.com/cooking-porridge.html.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
1 large bowl
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Measurements are approximate, adjust as needed. 100 g ground pork is about 1/4 lb. 100 g sweet corn is about 3.5 oz.
  2. If rice cooker has a porridge/congee/jook/okayu function, you can use that (though you may want to adjust the water for your desired consistency). You can also use a slow cooker/crock pot, but it will take more like 4-5 hours.
  3. Add water, rice, minced garlic, minced ginger, soy sauce, oyster sauce and black pepper to the rice cooker and turn it on (choosing the porridge/congee/jook/okayu function if it has one or just "cook" if not) and stir occasionally to break up the rice. It should take about 45-60 minutes.
  4. (optional) Brown and crumble the ground pork in a frying pan until done and add the corn, cooking until warm.
  5. When the rice is ready, mix in the pork and corn (or other ingredients, if any).
  6. Serve in bowls and top with scallions.

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