Simple Fish Porridge Teochew Style

by Angie Liew
Simple Fish Porridge Teochew Style

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew Style

Teochew-style fish porridge is a little different from the common version. Whereas normal porridge requires a very long cooking time and results in a more liquid-like texture, Teochew-style is quicker to make and has a much firmer texture. This super-quick version uses cooked rice. The secret to this delicious soupy porridge is using the freshest of fish.  

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew Style

Recipe by Huang Kitchen, Angie Liew
Teochew-style fish porridge is a little different from the common version. Whereas normal porridge requires a very long cooking time and results in a more liquid-like texture, Teochew-style is quicker to make and has a much firmer texture. This super-quick version uses cooked rice. The secret to this delicious soupy porridge is using the freshest fish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Comfort Food
Keyword: Fish, porridge
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 500 g fish, fresh
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 slices ginger, julienned
  • 2 litres water
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 teaspoon preserved vegetables, or Dong Cai
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chicken stock
  • Garnishing:
  • 1 teaspoon fried shallots, or garlic crisps
  • 1 stalk spring onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk coriander leaves, cut into sections

    Instructions

    • Clean and sliced fish into pieces. Marinade with soy sauce or salt (to taste) and sesame oil.
    • Bring water to a boil. Add in the cooked rice and fish. Continue to cook till boiling. Season with chicken stock, garlic oil and white pepper.
    • Scoop the fish porridge into bowls and garnish with spring onions and coriander leaves. Serve with a dipping side of light soy sauce and sliced bird's eye chilli (cili padi).

Enjoy!

 

To cook fish porridge teochew style:

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleFirst, cooked 2 cups of rice.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleClean and sliced fish into pieces. Marinade with soy sauce & sesame oil.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleRinse, drained preserved vegetables and julienned some ginger.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleFor garnishing, cut coriander leaves, chopped green onions and fry some shallots.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew Style

Fry minced garlic in oil, reserved crisps and oil separately after frying.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleBring water to a boil.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleAdd in the cooked rice.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleContinue to cook till boiling.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleAdd in the ginger strips.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleThen the rinsed preserved vegetables.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleLastly, add in the marinated fish.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleWhen fish porridge has come to a boil, season with chicken stock, garlic oil, salt and white pepper.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleScoop the fish porridge into bowls.

 

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleServe hot, garnished with spring onions, coriander leaves, crispy garlic and shallots.

Simple Fish Porridge Teochew StyleAdd a dash of pepper and season with soy sauce if necessary. This dish, simple fish porridge teochew style is certainly my family ultimate comfort food.

 

SO … ENJOY!

 

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