Joke Mou sai khai (Pork Congee with egg)

It’s good, from time to time, to wake up late on the weekend and having “Pork Congee” for brunch. Cooking Congee is easy, the only thing that put you off is the time that’s required to cook the rice.  Generally, Thai call it " Joke Moo", although its originally Chinese.

  • 6 Cups of Water (or Chicken/Pork Soup)
  • 2-4 cups of Rice (Long Grain White Rice, soaked over a night)
  • 1-2 cups of Minced Pork, marinated and made into meatballs
  • 1-2 Eggs (Duck’s or Chicken’s depends on your preference)
  • 1 Teaspoon of Sea Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon of Vegetable Oil
  • ½ Cup of Spring Onion and Coriander, chopped
  • ½ Cup of Ginger, thinly sliced
  • Ground black/white pepper to taste
  • Soy sauce to taste.
  • Rinse and drain the rice, and place in a pot over medium heat.
  • Add stock, stir in the sea salt and oil, and let stand for 5-10 mins.
  • Add the pork meatballs,bring to the boil
  • Simmer for 15 mins, or until the pork meatballs are cooked through.(They will foat)
  • Remove the pork from the pot, and set aside.
  • Continue to simmer the rice for 30-60 mins.
  • After the 30 mins, stir the pork and eggs(can be pre-boiled) into the congee.
  • Serve in bowls, and sprinkle with spring onion, coriander and ginger
  • Have soy sauce and pepper on the side for seasoning  make more taste by put deep-fried dough stick on top Yum..yum…