Friday, July 3, 2009

Peanut Congee w/Bonito Flakes

With yesterday’s failure, I thot of trying another congee that has more taste. Saw this recipe w/Bonito flakes, should do d trick. & true enough, Hayden finished 1½ bowl!
  • 1 cup rice - rinse & soak 20mins be4 draining
  • 200g pork ribs - scald in boiling water & remove after blood has been washed off
  • 1 stalk spring onion - chop
  • 1 small piece ginger - shred
  • 1 cup raw peanuts - cook in water for 5mins be4 using to remove its puckery taste
  • 1 cup bonito flakes
  • salt for seasoning
  1. Bring 10cups water to boil
  2. Add ribs & peanuts, bring to boil again
  3. Add rice & ½cup of bonito flakes.
  4. Cook over low heat for abt 2hrs. Season w/salt.
  5. Sprinkle chopped spring onion, shredded ginger & remaining bonito flakes on top be4 serving.


Shopaholic2802 said...

What is bonito flakes?

Irene said...

those flakes that r put on top of Jap snacks 'tara' (