Fish Porridge

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Warm your mind, body and soul with a beautiful bowl of fish porridge!

Let's start cooking!

Fry dried shrimps

Step 1 - Chop and fry dried shrimps

  • Chop drained dried shrimps.
  • In a pot on high heat, heat 1 Tbsp vegetable oil.
  • Fry chopped dried shrimps and ginger for 1 minute, until fragrant.
Jasmine rice added to pot with fish stock

Step 2 - Make porridge

  • To the same pot on medium-low heat, mix in jasmine rice and fish stock.
  • Stir well and let it cook for 35 minutes.
    You can also use a rice cooker to cook rice down to a porridge consistency.
Fried garlic

Step 3 - Fry garlic

  • In a pan on medium-low heat, heat up 5 Tbsp vegetable oil and fry garlic for 3 to 5 minutes until crispy. Set aside.
Deep-fried salted fish

Step 4 - Deep-fry salted fish

  • In a separate pot, heat up enough vegetable oil for deep-frying. Once oil is hot enough, deep-fry salted fish for 1 minute until crispy. Set aside.
Sliced seabass added to porridge

Step 5 - Add seabass slices to porridge

  • To the porridge, add in seabass slices and let it cook for another 2 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
    Substitute sea bass with red snapper or batang.

Plate and serve!

Fish porridge with salted fish, fried garlic and spring onions in a bowl

Transfer fish porridge into serving bowls and garnish with salted fish, fried garlic and spring onions. Serve hot.

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