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Pork Ribs Oyster Porridge


Porridge ~ Congee ...... another comfort food that invokes feelings of nostalgia especially of our childhood.  Perfect for this hot, humid weather!  








Not only is this soft and yummy, it's super easy to prepare.  Just let the rice cooker do what it's supposed to do and you just wait for your meal while attending to other chores.  Just love those oysters, cholesterol ..... never mind, it's not always on the agenda!

Ingredients
  • 750 gm pork ribs, cut to 2 inch lengths
  • 60 gm dried oysters, rinsed
  • 20 gm groundnuts
  • 1 cup rice
  • 6 cups of water
  • 1 Tbsp instant oats  + 2 Tbsp hot water
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander and spring onions for garnishing
Preparation
  1. Wash the pork ribs and blanch them in some hot, boiling water to get rid of scum.  Rinse with running water, drain and set aside.
  2. Wash the dried oysters and groundnuts, set aside.
  3. Wash the rice and add in 6 cups of water, put in the rice cooker, cook on 'Porridge' mode.
  4. Once the water starts to boil, add in the pork ribs, oysters and groundnuts and continue cooking.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare the oatmeal by mixing the instant oats with hot water and let it stand for a while.
  6. Add in this oatmeal when the rice grains start to open up.
  7. Continue to cook till the ribs are tender, and the porridge is to your desired consistency. 
  8. Add salt and light soya sauce to taste.
  9. Ladle onto serving bowls, garnish with some chopped coriander, spring onions, a dash of pepper and drizzle in some sesame oil.
  10. Serve hot with some chopped bird eye chillies and soya sauce.

Comments

  1. What a luxury! Pork ribs and dried oysters in porridge! It sounds delicious and I can imagine the flavour of the oysters in every spoonful. I would like a bowl, please!

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  2. I bet the porridge must be sweet and flavourful!

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  3. Oh... dried oyster is an ingredient that I have not come across for a long time.

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  4. That should taste very delicious with so much ingredients added, I agreed this is a very good comfort food, I can never get tired of it.

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  5. Wow...this is a flavorful congee and my family loves this kind of congee especially cooked this on a sunday. We will eat through out the day :)

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  6. i am very sure that this porridge taste delicious..no doubt about that..especially with the added oysters too. i also like to put in oysters whenever i cook porridge

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  7. Oh! This is Cantonese style of cooking. My grandma used to cook this when I was a young girl...so delicious!

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  8. Nothing can beat having oysters in porridge! YUMMY!

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  9. busygran
    Be my guest! Too bad you're so faraway!

    Sonia
    Yes, it is!

    Penny
    Perhaps it's a reminder that you should get some from the Asian grocers.

    Jeannie
    Yes, if I can't think of anything to cook, 'Porridge' is the word!

    Elin
    That was what my mum did long, long ago!

    Lena
    Yes, oysters really enhance the taste!

    Anncoo
    Yes, because I'm Cantonese, ha, ha!

    Quay Po Cooks
    Nice of you to drop by. Will pop over to your blog soon!

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  10. I know this is very very tasty! :)

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  11. my mil always cook this porridge, I love it.

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  12. So flavourful with the dried oysters and so comforting!

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  13. tigerfish
    Oh yes, indeed it is!

    Jess
    Wow, so nice to have a MIL to cook for you!

    pigpigscorner
    Yes, they do enhance the taste!

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  14. Congee with additional oatmeal?
    Now this is really interesting.
    I have actually planned to cook "Darm Choy Far Sang Sau Yook Jook" this Sunday. I guess I can borrow your idea to add in some oatmeal.

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  15. Wendy
    I find that the congee is more smooth with the oatmeal!

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  16. Thank you for the idea of oatmeal in congee.
    Really makes it extra delicious
    I taught my MIL this tip and she likes it too.

    http://wendyinkk.blogspot.com/2011/09/lean-pork-oyster-and-peanut-porridge.html

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