This is a very traditional family dish. Simple 1 Dish Meal using only a few ingredients and easy to prepare. Suitable for the young and old. I prepared this porridge because my hubby and myself are coughing badly. Thought this porridge is less troublesome.
1 cup rice - washed
6 cups water
200 gm minced pork [meat/fat ratio 80:20] - marinate with 2 tsp soy sauce, 1/2 tsp pepper, 1 tsp sesame oil, 1/2 tbsp cornflour and 1/2 tbsp finely chopped garlic for 30 minutes - form into meatballs
blanched pork liver - optional
Garnishing - chopped tong choy [preserved vegetable], coriander leaves/spring onions and fried garlic crisp
1 tsp salt
1 tsp light soy sauce
1/2 tsp pepper - extra when serving
1 tsp msg/chicken stock granules
|From top - garlic crisps, tong choy and chopped coriander/spring onions|
- Boil rice in claypot to cook porridge for 20-25 minutes. When porridge is ready, drop in meatballs to cook for 5 minutes or until meatballs are cooked. Add in seasoning to taste.
- To serve, place some shredded lettuce in bowl [optional], scoop porridge and meatballs over it. Garnish with chopped tong chye, coriander/spring onions, fried garlic and a dash of pepper.
If adding pork liver - sliced liver in thin broad pieces and blanched in hot boiling water to cook. Drain and rinse pork liver. Add to porridge before serving.