5 from 1 vote
Chinese Chicken Congee
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr
 
Healthy chicken congee
Course: staple food
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chicken, Congee
Servings: 2
Calories: 449 kcal
Author: Elaine
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup rice , either long grain or short grain
  • 3 Liter water
  • pinch of salt
  • dash of pepper , optional
  • 3-4 green onion
  • 1 thumb ginger
  • small bunch of coriander , optional
  • 2 chicken thighs + 1 cup chicken chunk
Instructions
  1. Wash the rice and then soak with clean water for around 30 minutes.
  2. Place chicken in a pot with cold water and add 1 green onion and several slices of ginger. Bring to boil.
  3. After 3-4 minutes, add soaked rice, bring to boil again.
  4. Transfer the chicken thighs out when you can easily insert a chopstick. Soak in clean water to cool down and then shred by hand or you can mince them.
  5. Simmer the congee for 1 hour over slowest fire. Serve with your favorite side ingredients.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Use a larger pot to avoid overflowing

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Chicken Congee
Amount Per Serving
Calories 449 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 1126mg 47%
Potassium 296mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 6.4%
Vitamin C 5.1%
Calcium 7.6%
Iron 7.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.