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Chinese Fish Congee

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Congee, or rice porridge, is a popular dish in many Asian countries, particularly when you are feeling under the weather. This authentic Chinese congee uses white fish and just a few other simple ingredients."
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1 h 30 m servings 319
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine water and rice in a large pot over high heat. Bring to a boil; simmer for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until rice is tender, about 30 minutes.
  2. Combine fish, ginger, spring onion, chicken bouillon granules, and pepper in a bowl. Let marinate for 15 minutes.
  3. Stir fish mixture into the pot. Simmer gently until rice is very soft and fish is falling apart, about 20 minutes. Season with parsley and salt.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 319 calories; 2.7 59.6 12 21 519 Full nutrition

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I often make congee (but not with fish, which is why I tried this recipe) and I'm a stickler for some things, so I didn't follow this recipe exactly. I didn't use chicken granules; I used sesame...