Chicken Congee Jook

How to cook Chicken Congee Jook:

Chicken Congee Jook

Congee is a rice porridge, also known as Jook (粥). I grew up with it because it is an affordable meal as my family wasn’t rich. As a firstborn, I had to help my parents by taking care of my litter sisters. Jook is what I would feed them when they were little babies. It is so comfortable and easy to digest. Making congee is super easy but if you want to make it perfect, there are some tricks here and there. Let me share my secrets with you.

INGREDIENTS (serves 4)

  • 2.5 cups of Cooked Rice
  • 8-10 cups of unsalted chicken stock
  • 6 shitake mushrooms
  • 2 bok choy
  • Julienne ginger
  • Diced scallion
  • 2 tsps. of salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp of sugar
  • White pepper to taste (Amazon Link - https://geni.us/white-peppercorns)
  • 1 tbsp of sesame oil (Amazon Link - https://geni.us/roasted-sesame-oil)
  • To marinate the chicken
  • 14 oz of chicken breast
  • 2/3 tsp of salt
  • 5 tbsp of Chinese cooking wine (Amazon Link - https://geni.us/Shao-xing-ooking-wine)
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tbsps. of cornstarch
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