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Congee is a delicious thick Chinese rice soup.


  • 200 g jasmine rice

  • 1 L Water for cooking

  • sea salt to taste

  • vegetable oil


  • 1.

    Wash the rice in several changes of cold water.

  • 2.

    In a pot, at room temperature, soak the rice overnight in the cold water with plenty of salt & a dash of vegetable oil.

  • 3.

    The next day, add the 1 litre of fresh water & over high heat, bring to the boil.

  • 4.

    Reduce the heat to a low simmer, cover & cook for 2 hours, stirring from time to time until the congee is almost smooth & very creamy.

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