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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Rice & Noodles)

Chicken Congee Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6

1 kg

150 g

2 liters

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

1/4 cup

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

1/2 cup

1/2 cup

1/4

Chicken

Uncooked long-grain rice (rinsed and drained)

Water

Salt

Vegetable or corn oil

Scallion, finely chopped

Fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves, finely chopped

Fresh ginger, finely shredded

Soy sauce

Sesame oil

Ground white pepper

Method :
  • Clean and cut chicken into four pieces. Place in boiling water and simmer for 2 minutes.

  • Drain and place under cold running water. Drain again.

  • Put rice and water in a deep pan and bring to boil. Add salt, corn oil and chicken pieces.

  • Simmer for 1 hour, partially covered.

  • Remove chicken from congee. Allow congee to simmer for another hour again, partially covered.

  • Meanwhile, skin and debone chicken. Finely shred the meat. Return the skin and bones to the congee.

  • To serve, discard skin and bones. Spoon congee into individual serving bowls.

  • Top with equal portions of shredded chicken, scallion, coriander and ginger. Season with soy sauce, sesame oil and pepper to taste.

  • Serve immediately.

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