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Thai rice porridge with pork meatballs (jok moo)

Thai rice porridge with pork meatballs (jok moo)

Published: April 27, 2020 at 10:45 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4-5

Try this savoury Thai porridge flavoured with ginger, chilli oil and spring onions, then topped with punchy pork meatballs

  • High protein
  • Low calorie
  • Low fat
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal402
low infat7.1g
saturates2.7g
carbs46.5g
sugars1.5g
fibre1.3g
high inprotein37.3g
salt2.7g
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Jok moo is the Thai version of the Chinese savoury rice porridge, congee. Try our classic congee recipe.

Also check out our vegetarian meatballs and more meatballs recipes.

Ingredients

  • 200g jasmine rice
  • 1.5 litres chicken stock
  • 2 thumb-sized pieces ginger, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • (optional, see cook's notes below) chiu chow chilli oil

MEATBALLS

  • 500g 5%-fat pork mince
  • ½ a thumb-sized piece ginger, finely grated
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the rice and stock into a large pan and simmer gently, stirring regularly, for 45 minutes or until the rice has started to collapse. Stir in the ginger and soy sauce.

  • STEP 2

    Combine all the meatball ingredients in a bowl with some seasoning and form 24 meatballs. Add to the porridge with 300ml of water and simmer gently, stirring carefully every now and again, for 20-25 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked through.

  • STEP 3

    Spoon into bowls and top with the spring onions and chilli oil, if you like.

Cook's notes


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