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Chicken Porridge

Chicken Porridge

Brief Description

Chicken porridge also named as chicken congee. It is second in number after chicken soup. It is also rich in dietary fiber.

Preparation Time 30 mins
Cooking Time 25 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients for Chicken Porridge

  • Olive oil - 2 tbsp
  • Diced onion - 1 
  • Crushed garlic cloves - 2 
  • Peeled off and thinly sliced ginger - 1 (size of 2 inch) 
  • Split chicken wings - 2 1/4 pounds( tips also discarded)
  • Fish sauce - 1 tbsp  
  • Chicken broth - 5 1/4 cups 
  • Glutinous sweet rice - 1 cup 
  • Pepper and salt as needed.  
  • Chopped green onion - 1
  • Sliced lemon- 1 
  • For sprinkle fish sauce - 1 tsp

Chicken Porridge

How to make Chicken Porridge

  • Heat up olive oil in a large skillet over medium flame.
  • Add onion, ginger, and garlic to it and cook until they start giving fragrance.
  • Now add the chicken wings and cook for about 1 minute. Stir it well.
  • Now add fish sauce to it and stir it properly. Cover the skillet with the lid and cook for about 2 more minutes.  
  • Now put the chicken broth into the skillet, and add sweet rice to it. Mix it well.  
  • Boil the mixture completely by covering the skillet with the lid.
  • Time to time check that the rice does not stick to the bottom of the skillet. 
  • Now add pepper and salt to it.
  • Garnish it with finely chopped green onion.
  • Serve it with sliced lemon, and fish sauce if needed.

Chicken Porridge

Some Useful Tips

    If you prefer making paste of garlic, ginger, and fresh chili at home, then don’t forget to add canola/ sunflower/ or vegetable oil to it. Mix it well. Refrigerate it and use as if required.

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