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This is not oatmeal or cereal in liquid. Asian porridge which is savoury thick rice porridge has been so well-liked by Asians for centuries. This is comfort food during Winter.
Marinate minced pork with seasoning, for 15 minutes.
Keep refrigerated while marinating.
Blanch pig’s liver slices in boiling water for 30 seconds.
Drain and set aside.
To make rice porridge
Rinse rice and place rice and water in a large pot.
Bring to a boil over high heat.
Add chicken stock and boil over low heat
Simmer for 20 minutes.
While simmering, you have to stir it continuously till rice breaks down and liquid slightly thicken.
Add seasoned meat balls and meat slices, and continue to stir.
Add some water occasionally if porridge is getting too thick
Add sesame oil, soy sauce and pepper.
Stir and simmer for another 5 minutes.
Add in blanched pig’s liver.
Immediately turn off the heat.
Ladel scoops of the cooked rice porridge with even amount of pork slices, pork balls and liver into a bowl.
Crack an egg into the hot rice porridge.
The hot liquid from the rice porridge will half boil the egg.
Garnish with spring onions and shallots.
You can do a fish version instead of the meat version. Add lots of ginger to the fish version. Rice porridge is also eaten with fried fritters (fried dough sticks)
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