Cooking congee with minced pork is a very common congee. I found that the Vegetarian minced meatless had the minced meat texture and therefore use it to cook this vegetarian minced pork congee. I was looking for vegetarian mushroom but the vegetarian shops offer me this vegetarian minced meatless which consists textured soy bean protein, soya bean, wheat flour, mushroom steam, vegetable oil and vegetarian seasoning.
Preparation: 5 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins, plus 30 mins standing time
Ingredients (serves 2)
° 100g rice, washed and drained
° 1.2 litres water
° 3 thin slices ginger, finely shredded
° 100g vegetarian minced meatless, thawed
° salt, to taste
° sesame oil, to taste
° pepper, to taste
° a small handful fresh coriander leaves, for garnish
1. Put the rice and water in a claypot or pot. Let it stands for 1 hour or more, if desired.
2. Bring the congee to a boil for 15 minutes. Turn off the heat, cover with a lid and leave it to stands for 30 minutes or more. Throw in the vegetarian minced meatless and re-boil the congee for few minutes prior to serving. To thicken the congee, mix 1-2 tablespoons of glutinous rice flour with 4 tablespoons of water and stir into the congee, if desired. Season with salt, sesame oil and pepper.
3. Ladle the congee into individual serving bowls, garnish with corianders leaves and serve hot.