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Congee

A porridge or gruel made from rice and served with a variety of toppings and seasonings.

Congee originated in China, where it goes by many names depending on the region. It is made by boiling white rice in water until the rice is broken down into a thick porridge. Some styles of congee are made with only water, and simply seasoned with salt, while others incorporate broths or stocks. Congee is a simple dish that goes well with a variety of toppings like salted duck eggs, fried fish, or shredded chicken, and condiments like garlic chili oil, black vinegar or lemon juice. 

Languages
  • Chinese
    Congee
  • Chinese
    bái zhōu
  • Japanese
    kayu
  • Korean
    juk
  • Chinese
    jook
  • Filipino
    lugaw
  • Thai
    chok

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