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Chicken Congee Recipe

This is a recipe for Chicken Congee
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Congee
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. skinless chicken thigh
  • 1 Knorr chicken cube
  • 1 1/4 cups long grain rice
  • 3/4 cups chopped scallions
  • 3 thumbs ginger sliced into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons toasted garlic optional
  • 2 teaspoons Sesame oil
  • 7 to 10 cups water
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Heat water in a cooking pot. Add ginger, half of the chopped scallions, and chicken. Let boil.
  • Add Knorr chicken cube. Stir. Cover and continue to cook in medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the pot. Let it cool down. Shred the chicken meat. Discard the bones. Note: you can shred the chicken using two forks, or your bare clean hands.
  • Add rice into the pot. Cover and to cook for 30 minutes.
  • Put the shredded chicken in the pot. Continue to cook for 30 minutes more or until the consistency of the porridge gets thick. Note: add water if needed.
  • Add salt, ground black pepper, and Sesame oil. Stir.
  • Transfer to a bowl. Top with chopped scallions and toasted garlic.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g