Easy Chicken Congee in a Slow Cooker

March 19, 2019

Chicken Congee

Set it and forget it. This classic Chinese rice porridge will be cooking while you're at work.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword broth, brown rice, chicken, congee, garlic, ginger, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 humans
Author Terry Engels


  • 2 pounds chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup long-grain rice
  • 3 small dried red chiles such as Thai or chile de arbol
  • 1 3" piece ginger, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves pressed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt


  1. Place the chicken, rice, ginger, garlic, chiles, and stock in the slow cooker base.
  2. Cover and cook for 8 hours on low.
  3. Remove ginger and chiles. Top with whatever your heart desires.
  4. Serve and enjoy! 😀

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