Definition of congee
: porridge made from rice
Recent Examples of congee from the Web
The existing Dallas locations of Pakpao also offer brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, with such items as a Thai tea French toast, pork congee and coconut pancakes.
Broken rice, whose rough shards were once disdained and cast aside for the poor, turns into satisfyingly sticky, earthy congee, saturated by white wine, lemongrass and the saline runoff of clams.
Some dishes celebrate the animal parts that the West often snubs: beef tendon and liver in a tangle of flat rice noodles; gizzard and heart submerged in congee; creamy cow brain curry.
Cook, lowering heat as needed to maintain a gentle simmer and stirring occasionally, until rice is beginning to fall apart and congee is the consistency of a loose porridge, 40–45 minutes.
Chef Tin Vuong of Little Sister shares tips for making congeeHow to make a Sqirl's super trendy grain bowl with chef Jessica Koslow A Filipino native who's cooked for Guy Savoy and Thomas Keller opens Rice Bar in downtown L.A.
The perfect example of this synergy is his arroz caldo; a typical mid-day snack for Filipinos consisting of white rice (similar in consistency to congee) and meat, typically chicken or pork.
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Origin and Etymology of congee
Tamil kañci water from cooked rice
First Known Use: 1930See Words from the same year
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