Simple congee made interesting with shiitake mushrooms boneless chicken and some herbs. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Rice, Boneless chicken
Cuisine Chinese
Course Rice
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Congee

  • 1 cup Rice soaked
  • 100 grams Boneless chicken boiled and shredded
  • 1 cup Chicken stock
  • 5-7 Garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 inch Ginger sliced
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 Spring onion with greens
  • 4-6 Dried shiitake mushrooms soaked
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame oil (til oil)
  • 1 inch Ginger cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons Light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli sauce


  1. Heat stock in a non-stick pan, add rice, garlic, ginger and salt.
  2. Slice spring onion bulb reserving the greens, add to pan, mix and bring to a boil. Cover and cook on medium heat till rice is fully done.
  3. Roughly chop mushrooms.
    Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in another non-stick pan, add ginger strips and mushrooms and sauté on high heat.
  4. Add chicken, salt and 1 tablespoon soy sauce and mix. Remove from heat and transfer into a bowl.
  5. Add remaining soy sauce and remaining sesame oil to rice mixture, mix, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Finely chop spring onion greens.
  6. Put the rice mixture into a serving bowl and top with some mushroom-chicken mixture, chilli sauce and spring onion greens on top.
    Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1144
Carbohydrates 50.7
Protein 159.9
Fat 33.2
Other Fiber Iron- 9mg