Chicken Congee

Traditionally made with rice, congee is a comfort food staple in Chinese cuisine, but this lighter take on the classic porridge swaps rice for oats. With the addition of spices, veggies and lean protein with chicken, you have a delicious meal with fewer than 300 calories.

under 25 mins

Ingredients for servings

    Chicken Congee

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic chopped fine

  • 2 shallots chopped fine

  • minced chicken

  • Soy sauce to taste

  • 2 cup water

  • 0.5 tsp low-sodium chicken stock powder

  • 1 cup Quaker Quick Cook Oats

  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  • 3 celery stalks thinly sliced

  • Black pepper to taste


  • Heat olive oil in a pan and add chopped garlic and shallot to pan. Sauté until both are browned. Add minced chicken and soy sauce to taste. Mix well and set aside.

  • Cook oats with water and chicken stock powder until thickened to your liking. Add the seasoned chicken to the porridge and stir well. Add sesame oil, if desired.

  • Divide into 2 bowls and garnish with celery and black pepper. Serve hot.

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