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Basic Congee

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Nothing can get simpler and easier than this Basic Congee dish. A look at the directions and the ingredients of this Basic Congee and you will understand this fact. The best thing is that it does not compromise on its taste.
  Raw rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Salt To Taste

1. Wash rice Place in a saucepan with water. (Since congee boils over easily, always cook it in a deep pot.)
2. Bring to a boil. Then reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until rice thickens and becomes porridge-like (about 2 hours). Stir occasionally to prevent rice from sticking to the bottom of the pan and burning.
3. Season with salt to taste.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 333 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.54 g0.83%

Saturated Fat 0.15 g0.73%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 388.5 mg16.2%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.5%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 6 g12.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.9% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basic Congee Recipe