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Instant Pot Basic Congee (Rice Porridge)

Instant Pot is much easier and quicker when cooking Congee (rice porridge) compared to the traditional stove top method. With the Instant Pot you’ll have home cooked hot soup within 30 minutes. 
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, vietnamese
Keyword: best basic congee, best rice porridge, easy instant pot congee, instant pot basic congee, instant pot rice porridge, pressure cook congee (rice porridge)
Servings: 6
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Equipment

  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice
  • 4 cups low- sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cups hot boiling water or chicken broth
  • 1 oz fresh ginger about 4 slices
  • ½ tsp salt

Toppings: fried garlic, fried shallots, chopped green onion, chinese sausage, Thai peppers, chili oil, soy sauce, soft-boiled egg or chinese donut.

    Instructions

    • Rinse and drain the rice twice. Place rice, water, broth, salt and gingers in the cooker.
    • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 20 minutes, followed by a 15 minutes natural release . Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove the lid. 
    • Discard the gingers and stir. Season with salt to taste.

    Garnish with fried garlic, fried shallots, chopped green onion, chinese sausage, Thai peppers, chili oil, soy sauce, soft-boiled egg or chinese donut. Serve and enjoy!

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