Vegetable Congee (Rice Porridge)

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Vegetable-Congee-(Rice-Porridge)

A comforting dish, similar to the Japanese Zosui and Okayu, congee is normally simmered for a long period of time, until the dish has a creamy sticky texture. One of my Chinese students mentioned his family made it more often with the consistency of soup than porridge.

Vegetable-Congee-(Rice-Porridge)
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Vegetable Congee (Rice Porridge)

A comforting dish, similar to the Japanese Zosui and Okayu, congee is normally simmered for a long period of time, until the dish has a creamy sticky texture. One of my Chinese students mentioned his family made it more often with the consistency of soup than porridge.
Posted By: Deirdre K Todd
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Chinese, Vegetarian
Servings 6 Servings.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 C. rice, washed, drained
  • 10 C. water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 TB vegetable oil
  • 1/2 lb. won bok cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 lb. bok choy, thinly sliced
  • 5 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked, stems removed, thinly sliced
  • 3 stalks green onion, chopped

Garnish:

  • 1 TB sesame seed oil
  • 3 TB  chopped green onion, green parts only

Instructions
 

  • In a skillet over medium heat; saute vegetables in oil; season with salt.
  • Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan over medium high heat; combine rice, water and salt.
  • Bring to a rapid boil.
  • Reduce heat.
  • Stir in vegetable mixture.
  • Simmer 2 hours.

How To Serve:

  • For service: drizzle with sesame seed oil.
  • Top with additional green onion.
  • Serves 6-8.
Keyword comforting dish, Japanese Zosui, Japanese Okayu, congee, creamy, porridge, rice
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