Instant Pot Chinese Century Egg and Pork Congee 皮蛋瘦肉粥

Serves 4. Prep time 5 minutes, cooking time 50 minutes.
Chinese century egg and pork congee cover

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 pound lean pork
  • 4 thin slices of ginger
  • 7 cups of water
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp white pepper
  • 3 century eggs
  • chopped scallions for garnish
Chinese century egg and pork congee ingredients

Instructions

  1. Rinse the white rice. Place the rice, pork, ginger, and water in the instant pot.
  2. Chinese century egg and pork congee uncooked
  3. Set the pressure cooker:
    1. Close and lock the lid.
    2. Make sure the steam vent is in the "Sealing" position.
    3. Using the "Manual" setting on "High Pressure", set to cook for 35 minutes.
  4. After the Instant Pot is done cooking, allow the pressure to naturally release (about 20 minutes).
    Chinese century egg and pork congee cooked
  5. Pick out and set aside the pork pieces and ginger.
    Chinese century egg and pork congee shredded pork
  6. Using a blender, pulse the rice and liquid a couple times to break up the rice and thicken the porridge.
    Chinese century egg and pork congee blender
  7. Shred the pork and chop the century eggs. Return to the pot, adding the sesame oil, white pepper, the contents of the blender, and salt to taste. Mix well.
    Chinese century egg and pork congee post blending
  8. Use the "Sauté" setting for another 5 min, uncovered. Garnish with chopped scallions and serve.
    Chinese century egg and pork congee served

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