Chinese Yam (Taro) and Pork Congee

Serving 6 paxs
Preparation Time 52 mins
Skill Intermediate

1 cup Jasmine Rice
500g Yam/Taro
300g Pork Chin/Jowl or you can use ground pork
50g Dried Shrimps
5-6 Dried Large Shitake Mushrooms
10 cups Chicken Stock or use water
2 tbsp Cooking Oil
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
1 tbsp Sesame Oil
1 tsp Corn Starch

  1. Place the pork in a large mixing bowl. Add marinate ingredients. You can marinate overnight or for at least 1 hour before using
  2. Heat up 2 tbsp of cooking oil. Add dried shrimp and sauté until you smell a wonderful flavour, about 10-15 seconds.
  3. Add in the pork and sauté until they turn colour, add shiitake mushrooms and yams. Sauté for about 1 minute and then add the rice grains.
  4. Add the chicken stock. Bring it to boil and add the rice then lower the heat and continue to cook until the rice is soft and thickened, about 20-30 minutes or so.
  5. You can season the porridge with salt to your taste if you like

Recipe courtesy of What To Cook Today

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