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Chinese Chicken and Rice Porridge (Congee)
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Also known as jook, congee turns up in Chinese households morning, noon, and night. This thick rendition is made heartier with the addition of chicken.

    Ingredients

    • 3 1/2 to 4-lb chicken, cut into serving pieces, including back and giblets (exclude liver)
    • 10 cups water
    • 3 tablespoons Chinese rice wine or medium-dry sherry
    • 3 (1/4-inch-thick) slices fresh ginger
    • 3 scallions, halved crosswise and smashed with flat side of a heavy knife
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup long-grain rice
    • Accompaniment: fine julliene of fresh ginger, thinly sliced scallions, and Asian sesame oil
    • N/A scallions
    • N/A Asian sesame oil

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 79 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0.75%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.64%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 382 mg 15.9%
    • Calcium: 19 mg 1.94%
    • Potassium: 49 mg 1.41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.57%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 14 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.23%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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