Thai rice porridge with pork meatballs (jok moo)

Thai rice porridge with pork meatballs (jok moo)

  • serves 4-5
  • Easy

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

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Jok moo is the Thai version of the Chinese savoury rice porridge, congee. Try our classic congee recipe here.

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Ingredients

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

MEATBALLS

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

  • Kcals 402
  • Fat 7.1g
  • Saturates 2.7g
  • Carbs 46.5g
  • Sugars 1.5g
  • Fibre 1.3g
  • Protein 37.3g
  • Salt 2.7g
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