Meat and Vegetable Congee

Gluten-free    Daily-free    No-added-egg
meat and vegetable congee


  • 2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup short or medium-grain rice
  • ½ cup diced, cooked chicken or cooked pork mince
  • ½ cup washed, chopped fresh spinach leaves (stalks removed)

Optional: Sprinkle of salt or a few drops of light soy sauce


Stove or oven method:

Bring the water to the boil in a small deep saucepan

Add rice and bring back to the boil.

Stir and reduce heat to low and cook with lid on or lid tilted for 30 to 35 minutes. Stir occasionally.

Add the chicken or minced pork and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add chopped spinach and simmer for another 5 minutes. Stir often and add a dash of water if it gets too thick.

Cool to suit baby.



Replace spinach with Asian greens such as bak choy.

This variation of congee, including chopped cooked chicken or minced pork and fresh spinach, is pleasantly tasty and easy for baby to eat.​​

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