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Soothing Chicken Congee

Zojirushi Recipe – Soothing Chicken Congee

Unwind with this warm rice porridge. The chicken and ginger broth is soothing, making this a perfect meal to give your stomach a break.

            	Soothing Chicken Congee  Ingredients

Ingredients (serves 3-4):
For Congee:

  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 8 cups water
  • 8 oz. bone-in chicken thigh, skin removed
  • 2 green onions, cut horizontally into halves
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger, sliced
  • Salt and white pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup water

For Topping:

  • 1 Tbsp. ginger, finely julienned 
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 green onions, finely sliced

*This recipe was developed for Gourmet d'Expert® Electric Skillet EP-PBC10. Adjustments may be necessary when using other models.

              Soothing Chicken Congee Step 1

In a large bowl, rinse rice until water runs clear, about 3 to 4 times,  then drain. Strain rice for 30 minutes.

              Soothing Chicken Congee Step 2

Set the Pan to the Skillet, add 8 cups of water, chicken, green onion halves and sliced ginger. Cover with lid, set the temperature to HIGH and bring to a boil.

              Soothing Chicken Congee Step 3

Open the lid, remove scum from the surface, and add the dried rice from Step 1. to the Pan. Bring to a boil again while stirring.

              Soothing Chicken Congee Step 4

Reduce heat to SIMMER and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

              Soothing Chicken Congee Step 5

Using tongs, remove the chicken onto a plate. Then add another cup of water to the porridge.

              Soothing Chicken Congee Step 6

Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove and discard green onions and ginger slices. Add salt and white pepper to taste. 

              Soothing Chicken Congee Step 7

Shred chicken, and add the meat back to the porridge.

              Soothing Chicken Congee Step 8

Add julienned ginger and drizzle sesame oil to the porridge. Turn heat off.

              Soothing Chicken Congee Step 9

Serve immediately. Top with finely sliced green onions. Enjoy!