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Abalone and Shredded Chicken Porridge 鲍鱼鸡丝粥

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Been on such a porridge-y binge recently that I’ve been cooking them non-stop ! LOL. Basically also because I wanna go on a diet, so some light dishes would be good, especially after all the CNY feasting and stuffs. 

And well since I have some leftover abalone and roast chicken from the CNY, so I make use of both and churn them into a simple and delicious Abalone and Shredded Chicken Porridge ! 

Always love such easy one pot dishes ! But don’t get mistaken that I actually cooked this in a claypot, though I wish I could. But it’s not easy cooking porridge in a claypot as the rice will stick horribly to the bottom of the claypot and get burnt very easily. So what I did was to start cooking it in a normal pot before transferring the porridge to the claypot at the end to finish it off. One good thing about serving porridge in a claypot is that the heat retention is pretty good and it is still warm even when I am almost finishing it.

So here’s a quick and easy recipe to share ! And well, since I have finished all my abalone for the CNY, I won’t have anymore abalone to cook this dish anytime soon ! Haha !!

Abalone and Shredded Chicken Porridge 鲍鱼鸡丝粥
 
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Recipe type: Chinese
Cuisine: Main
Serves: 1-2
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup cooked rice⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • 100ml chicken stock⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • 400ml water + more to cook till desired consistency⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • 2 dried scallops⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • 1 tsp minced ginger⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • 1 tsp shallot oil⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • 1 tbsp abalone brine⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • 1-2 small abalones, sliced⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • 1 small piece of roasted/blanched chicken breast, shredded⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • Pinch of salt & pepper to taste⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
    To serve with:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • Fried fritters⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • Spring onion, diced⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • Shredded ginger⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  • Fried shallots⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
Instructions
  1. Combine water, chicken stock, dried scallops and cooked rice in pot.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  2. Add minced ginger.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  3. Add shallot oil.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  4. Cooked till it boils and simmer on low heat further.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣Add the abalone brine.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  5. Adjust with water if necessary to cook till desired consistency. Stir consistently at this stage.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  6. Taste and adjust with salt and pepper.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  7. Add shredded chicken breast, reserve some aside to top on porridge.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  8. Add abalone slices and off the flame.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
  9. Serve with fried fritters, diced spring onion, shredded ginger and fried shallots. Serve hot immediately.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
Notes
Optional: You might want to add an egg too for extra goodness, which I did too ! But it's well hidden within the porridge. :)

 

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