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Fish Congee

This fish congee is a simply, tasty and comforting soup. It consists of any white fish and in a flavorful broth and rice.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword congee, fish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 257kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • 1 lb cod fillets or any white fish
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/8 tsp ground white pepper
  • 1- inch knob ginger , peeled and julienned
  • 12 cups chicken broth
  • 1 ½ cups Jasmine rice
  • Chopped green onion , for garnish


  • Slice the fish thinly at an angle into bite-sized pieces.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the fish, fish sauce , ground white pepper and ginger. Cover with plastic wrap and let marinade for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a heavy pan, bring the chicken stock to a boil. Stir in the rice. Reduce the heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally until rice is cooked and the right consistency preferred has been reached, about 45 minutes.
  • Add the marinated fish and continue to cook until fish is tender and opaque in color, about 2 minutes.
  • Serve, garnish with chopped green onions.


Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 2235mg | Potassium: 759mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 2mg