Slow Cooker Smoked Ham Congee

Slow Cooker Smoked Ham Congee image Image by: Slow Cooker Smoked Ham Congee image Author: Canadian Living

Congee is a savoury rice porridge that can be enjoyed any time of day. Smoked ham hock adds a unique depth of flavour to this Asian staple. Look for it near the cured meat section of your grocery store.To serve, place individual bowls of garnishes, such as sodium-reduced soy sauce, sesame oil, salted Virginai peanuts, sliced green onions, chopped cilantro, and sliced hot chiles, at the table and let everyone dress their own bowl to suit their tastes

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 cups long-grain white rice rinsed and drained
  • 1 piece fresh ginger minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 smoked ham hock (about 850 g)

Method

In slow cooker, stir together rice, ginger, garlic, salt, pepper and 9 cups water; arrange ham over top. Cover and cook on low until ham is tender and rice is consistency of porridge, about 8 hours.

Transfer ham to cutting board; let cool slightly. Remove and discard skin, bone and fat. Using 2 forks, shred or pull apart meat into chunks; stir into slow cooker. Adjust consistency of mixture with additional water, if needed.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 727 mg
  • Sugars trace
  • Protein 13 g
  • Calories 251.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Potassium 216 mg
  • Cholesterol 27 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 38 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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