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Mushrooms & Pork Ribs Claypot Rice 1

Minced Pork and Shiitake Congee

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 15 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 40 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Chinese


Minced Pork and Shiitake Congee is a type of rice soup dish usually served for breakfast, it is prepared with minced pork, shiitake, fish cake, peanuts, boiled egg and rice.


  • 1 1/2 cup jasmine rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 250 g minced pork (25% fat)
  • 1 cup sliced fish cake
  • 4 pcs dried shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated in 1 cup water then sliced, reserve liquid
  • 6 pcs boiled eggs, cut in half
  • 1 cup fried peanuts
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 stalks spring onions, chopped, white and green parts separated
  • 1 tbsp finely grated peeled ginger
  • oil
  • salt
  • white pepper
  • chili oil


  1. In a bowl combine minced pork, soy sauce and ginger. Form into really small meatballs then set it aside.
  2. In a pot add oil then sauté white parts of the spring onion together with shiitake mushrooms.
  3. Remove from pot then set it aside.
  4. Using the same pot, add more oil if needed then pan fry the meatballs until brown in colour.
  5. Remove from pot then set it aside.
  6. Pour water, chicken stock and reserved liquid from the mushroom, bring it to a boil then add the rice.
  7. Bring back to a boil then simmer in low heat and cook for 30 minutes.
  8. Add the meatballs, mushrooms and spring onions back together with the fish cake and fish sauce.
  9. Give it a mix then continue to simmer for 15 more minutes in low heat. Add water more water to adjust to the consistency you want but it should be soupy.
  10. Season with salt and white pepper then divide into bowls.
  11. On each bowl place two slices of egg, fried peanuts, chilli oil then garnish it with green parts of the spring onions, then serve.