Century Egg and Meatball Congee

Breakfast
Mains
One-pot
Rice

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

3

Perfect for breakfast or a rainy day, cooked using pork broth just until the rice breaks apart, then paired with homemade meatballs (using pork lard) and century eggs, making the congee full of rich flavours. Customize your own toppings any way you like, be it with peanuts of even you tiao. Simple and comforting recipes are always our favourite.

Ingredients

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rice (rinse and drained)
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rice (rinse and drained)
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pork broth
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pork broth
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water
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water
Salt and pepper to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
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century
century
eggs
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century
century
eggs
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minced pork
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minced pork
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lard
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lard
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tsp
tsp
light soy sauce
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tsp
light soy sauce
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tbsp
tbsp
sesame oil
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tbsp
tbsp
sesame oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
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tsp
tsp
cornstarch
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tsp
tsp
cornstarch
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thinly sliced ginger
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thinly sliced ginger
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eggs
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eggs

Steps

1

In a bowl mix minced pork, lard, soy sauce, sesame oil and cornstarch. Stir in one direction until well combined, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
In a bowl mix minced pork, lard, soy sauce, sesame oil and cornstarch. Stir in one direction until well combined, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
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2

To a pot add water, pork broth and rice. Bring to boil, lower heat and add 1 chopped century egg. Simmer for 1 hour stirring every now and then. Once congee is done cooking season with salt and pepper.
To a pot add water, pork broth and rice. Bring to boil, lower heat and add 1 chopped century egg. Simmer for 1 hour stirring every now and then. Once congee is done cooking season with salt and pepper.
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3

Remove pork mixture from fridge, roll into 1 inch meatballs. Lightly poach meatballs in simmering water.
Remove pork mixture from fridge, roll into 1 inch meatballs. Lightly poach meatballs in simmering water.
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4

Bring congee to boil and add meatballs. Simmer until meat balls are cook.
Bring congee to boil and add meatballs. Simmer until meat balls are cook.
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5

In a bowl add a raw egg, scoop piping hot congee into the bowl. Topped with sliced century eggs, thinly sliced ginger, chopped spring onions and a dash of sesame oil.
In a bowl add a raw egg, scoop piping hot congee into the bowl. Topped with sliced century eggs, thinly sliced ginger, chopped spring onions and a dash of sesame oil.
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