Congee (Jook): Asian Turkey Rice Soup

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“This is the ultimate comfort food! It is a breakfast dish in most countries in Asia. I always make it when I have a turkey or chicken carcass. My family loves it!”
2hrs 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Break up the carcass into a large soup pot or Dutch oven.
  2. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the rice (it does not need to be washed first if it is American style).
  4. (The more rice you use, the thicker the soup will be.) Bring it again to a boil.
  5. Then turn down the heat and simmer until thickened (at least one hour).
  6. Remove the bones and scrape off any meat to return it to the pot.
  7. Add salt, pepper and soy sauce (sparingly) to taste.
  8. To serve: placed chopped green onions, soy sauce and sesame seed oil (a few drops) into a serving bowl.
  9. Ladle in the congee (jook) and use your choice of the garnishes to add flavor and color to the dish.

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