Oatmeal Jook (Congee)

Salem, MA, USA

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Prep Time
15 Minutes
Cook Time

Time on High: 3 to 4 hours Time on Low: 8 to 9 hours A savory Asian inspired oatmeal dish. Great for breakfast or mix in some cooked poultry for a lunch dish.


1 Cup steel cut oats
1 to 2 Tablespoons toasted sesame seed oil
2 to 3 Cloves garlic (chopped)
2 to 3 Tablespoons fresh chopped ginger
5 to 6 Chopped green onions (white and green parts separated)
Dash of cayenne pepper (optional)
3 Cups chicken stock
1 Cup frozen peas and carrots

For garnish - ground white pepper, roasted peanuts, almonds, and more sesame seed oil


1. Place all ingredients, except the green parts of the onions, the frozen peas and carrots in the Crock-Pot® slow cooker. Mix.

2. Set Crock-Pot® slow cooker on low for 8 to 9 hours or high for 3 to 4 hours.

3. About one hour before end of cooking time, add the frozen peas and carrots.

4. Serve with chopped green parts of the onions and garnish of choice.


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