Chinese Yam (Taro) and Pork Congee
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Chinese Yam (Taro) and Pork Congee

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Level

moderate
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Cooking

90 min
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Preparation

52 min
Ingredients
Servings
6
Jasmine Rice
1 cup
Yam/Taro
500 g
Pork Chin/Jowl or you can use ground pork
300 g
Dried Shrimps
50 g
Dried Large Shitake Mushrooms
6
Chicken Stock or use water
10 cups
Cooking Oil
2 tbsp
Soy Sauce
1 tbsp
Sesame Oil
1 tbsp
Corn Starch
1 tsp
How to cook
Step 1
  • Place the pork in a large mixing bowl. Add marinate ingredients. You can marinate overnight or for at least 1 hour before using
Step 2
  • Heat up 2 tbsp of cooking oil. Add dried shrimp and sauté until you smell a wonderful flavour, about 10-15 seconds.
Step 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.
Step 4
  • Add the chicken stock and bring it to a boil.
Step 5
  • Add the rice then lower the heat and continue to cook until the rice is soft and thickened, about 20-30 minutes or so.
Step 6
  • You can season the porridge with salt to your taste if you like.
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