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Congee, Zhou, Joke, Rice Porridge Varieties.

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, April 4, 2010, In : China 

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Congee.  (It's preparation and names in various countries).

Congee 告別 (A universal base preparation). The basics.

Beef Congee 牛肉粥

Eight Treasure Congee 八寶粥 (Ba Bao Zhou)

Filippino Goto

Cháo Huyết (Pork Blood Congee)

Shredded Chicken and Small Abalone Congee (小鲍鱼鸡丝粥)

Shredded Chicken Porridge 雞絲粥 

Singaporean Century Egg and Minced Pork Congee (新加坡世纪蛋和肉碎粥)

Sweet Potato Congee 

Taiwanese Chicken Congee (台湾鸡肉粥)

Variety of additions,...
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Shredded Chicken Porridge 雞絲粥

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, In : Malaysian (Hawker) 

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  • 1/2 rice bowl measure of rice (rinsed and soaked in water for 15 minutes)
  • 1 leg of chicken
  • 3 cm ginger (julienned – slice as thinly as you can)
  • chopped spring onions
  • 4 shallots (sliced thinly)
  • 1.5 litres chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons light soya sauce
  • White pepper powder to taste
  • A few drops of sesame oil per serving bowl
  1. Bring chicken stock to boil. Add leg of chicken and allow to cook until just done. Don’t over cook the chicken or the meat ...

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Congee 告別 (A universal base preparation)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, February 22, 2010, In : China 

Congee also known as zhou, jok and rice porridge among many other names is probably the world's most eaten breakfast cereal. The basic porridge may be enhanced by an almost limitless combination of additives and variations. The outcomes may be as varied as the porridge colour, dessert or savoury, thick or thin, soft or firm grains. For example I very much enjoy a fairly simple jok with cooked chicken liver slices and a fresh quail egg put in at serving time, stirred with a little light soy,...
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Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, January 18, 2010,

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There are many regional variations of Chinese congees (called zhou in Mandarin Chinese).
It is often eaten with zha cai, salted duck eggs, lettuce and dace paste, bamboo shoots, youtiao, rousong, pickled tofu, wheat gluten, with other condiments, meat orcentury eggs.
Other seasonings, such as white pepper and soy sauce, may be added. Alternatively, grilled fish may be mixed in to provide a different texture.
Congee is often eaten with fried bread sticks known as youtiao.


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Taiwanese Chicken Congee (台湾鸡肉粥)

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, January 17, 2010, In : Taiwan 

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  • 1/2 cup short-grained rice   
  • 1/2 cup glutinous rice   
  • 6 cups of chicken stock   
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce   
  • 2 teaspoon of minced ginger   
  • Sliced chicken piece   
  • 1 bok choy cut into quarters   
  • Thinly sliced spring onion to garnish   

  1. Bring the chicken stock to the boil and add the minced ginger and soy sauce.
  2. Wash the rice well and place in the saucepan of chicken stock.
  3. Reduce the heat once the mixture has been brought back to the boil and simmer f...

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Qing Zhou Xiao Cai 清粥小菜/ Xi Fan 稀飯 Rice Porridge with Side Dishes

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, January 17, 2010, In : Taiwan 


( A recipe for Rice porridge follows. This listing gives some idea of the kinds of additions that can easily be used)

  • Chinese sausage,
  • fermented tofu in chilli,
  • dried Oriental radish (daikon),
  • bamboo shoots in chilli oil,
  • stewed peanuts,
  • pickled young ginger,
  • pickled celtuce stem
  • salty duck eggs
  • Anchovies with Peanuts
  • Pickled Cucumber Salad.
  • any pickled vegetable
  • stewed wheat gluten
  • small fried fish with peanuts,
  • canned eel,
  • dried pork floss,
  • fried egg,
  • any stir fried vegetable

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