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Century egg porridge

This is a blog post on how to make century egg porridge at home. Century eggs are actual duck eggs than has been cured in lead minerals. In huge amounts, they are not that good for you. Here is a write up on century egg. The taste of century egg is an acquired taste and it is not for everybody. However, it is very popular in Chinese cuisine. Found in many forms of mainly in as serving raw as an appetizer with pickled ginger and porridge. When it is served with porridge raw finely sliced ginger is served instead. It just gives a different dimension of flavor to a plain bowl of porridge.

century egg porridge

This recipe is simple to cook using a few ingredients. The only downside is that rice porridge takes time and needs constant stirring and attention. this is to prevent the pot from burning. To cook rice porridge it takes at least about 30 minutes. This recipe is great to serve on its own as a light meal like lunch. It can be served as a dish to accompany a meat and vegetable dish like water bamboo stir fry. Here is my recipe on water bamboo stir fry with beef strips. The plus side is that century eggs can keep longer in the fridge longer than ordinary chicken eggs. Something that is easily available at the bottom on the fridge drawer.

Century egg porridge recipe

As said this recipe uses minimal ingredients. If you don’t have the ingredients on hand it is possible to omit it. Well except rice you can’t omit rice.

Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsCourse: lunch, Main CourseCuisine: ChineseKeyword: century egg porridge, chinese, porridge Servings: 4 peopleAuthor: Kar-Ling

Equipment

  • cooking pot

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 100 grams rice
  • 1 century egg peel and cut into 4
  • 2 stalks spring onion sliced finely
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp fried onion
  • 2 cm ginger peel and finely slice into thin slivers
century egg porridge

Instructions century egg porridge

Cook the rice porridge

  • First of all cook the rice porridge. This is by boiling the rice with water at least 500 MLS till it’s broken down.
  • When the porridge is cooked serve with the rest of the ingredients on top. It’s ready to serve.
century egg porridge

Century egg porridge

Kar-Ling
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • cooking pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 100 grams rice
  • 1 century egg peeled and cut into 4
  • 2 stalks spring onion sliced finely
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp fried onion
  • 2 cm ginger peeled and finely sliced into thin slivers

Instructions
 

Cook the rice porridge

  • First of all cook the rice porridge. This is done by boiling the rice with water at least 500 MLS till it's broken down. Stir constant and keep an eye on it. this is to prevent the porridge from drying out and getting burn as a result.
  • When the porridge is cooked serve with the rest of the ingredients on top. It's ready to serve.
Keyword century egg porridge, chinese, porridge
century egg porridge


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