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The Yellow Sauce Chicken Porridge Recipe is a method of processing chicken porridge originated from Bandung, Indonesia with the use of yellow sauce as its trademark. It tastes savory and creamy and has a thick texture. It’s best to eat it while it’s still warm.
Complementary ingredients in this chicken porridge dish are shredded chicken and soybeans. In addition, you can also add scallions, crackers, fried onions, and boiled eggs. To make your chicken porridge dish even more special.
Tips for Making Thick Textured Chicken Porridge
There are several things you need to pay attention to when making the Yellow Sauce Chicken Porridge recipe so that it has a thick texture. Check out the following tips:
1. Use Fluffy Rice
The delicious chicken porridge has a thick, thick texture and has the right savory taste. Therefore, you need to use fluffier rice. So that when cooked with water, the texture becomes soft.
The texture of the porridge that is too runny is not good. Because you will feel like you are drinking starch water. The correct ratio of water and rice is 10:1, that is, every 1 liter of water for 100 grams of rice.
Parboiled rice contains a small amount of rice starch, so even if you boil it for a long time it won’t thicken completely. In fact, the porridge that looks thick when you stir it and let it sit for a while will immediately runny.
2. How to Cook Condensed Porridge Correctly
Bring the water to a boil first, then add the rice that you washed earlier, then cook on low heat until the rice is soft and cracked. Continue boiling until the rice becomes mush and thickens.
Use aluminum pans or pans with a non-stick coating to avoid burning the bubbles on the bottom. Stir the porridge occasionally so it doesn’t get crusty. Watch your stove fire and don’t use high heat. Because the porridge is very easy to burn.
3. Chicken meat can be separated or mixed
You can mix the chicken with the rice or cook it separately. Later, you just need to shred the chicken meat finely when you serve it. You can fry or boil the chicken. Just according to taste.
If your chicken and rice are boiled at the same time, the taste of the porridge tends to be more delicious and savory, you can also cook the chicken and rice separately, but replace the rice water with chicken broth during the boiling process. This method is generally used in Chinese restaurants.
4. Seasoning and Broth
You can use chicken broth as water to boil the porridge, in order to get the natural savory taste of the chicken. In addition, you can also add mushroom powder or instant chicken broth if you don’t have chicken broth.
Season the chicken porridge with your finely chopped ginger. Generally, traditional chicken porridge adds lemongrass and bay leaf. Because these two spices will produce a more fragrant aroma. Once the chicken porridge is thickened and cooked through, you should discard the lemongrass and bay leaf.
5. Add Complementary Ingredients
You can add sliced grilled or boiled chicken, coriander leaves, soy sauced eggs, finely sliced ginger, sliced spring onions, and fried onions. Choice of other complementary ingredients, namely shredded boiled or fried chicken, sliced green onions, sweet soy sauce, starch crackers, fried peanuts or soybeans, finely sliced celery, and chili sauce. Don’t forget to pour seasoned yellow coconut milk or chicken broth.
How to Choose Good Quality Rice
Serving delicious chicken porridge, of course, uses good quality rice. Therefore, in this Yellow Sauce Chicken Porridge recipe, there are a number of ways you can do to get good quality rice, such as the following:
- Avoid cheap and poor quality rice,
- Try squeezing the rice, if the rice sticks to your hands you shouldn’t buy it,
- Make sure you choose rice that smells good, free chemical or musty.
- Bite the rice to know the quality, if it crumbles easily you should avoid it.
Yellow Sauce Chicken Porridge Recipe
10 servings per container
Serving Size273 servings
- Amount Per ServingCalories273
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 20.2g 32%
- Saturated Fat 9.4g 47%
- Cholesterol 15mg 5%
- Sodium 763mg 32%
- Potassium 164mg 5%
- Total Carbohydrate 15.5g 6%
- Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
- Sugars 1.3g
- Protein 8.8g 18%
- Calcium 2%
- Iron 6%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.