The secret to silky-smooth, creamy porridge is to gently simmer it for at least three hours till the rice grains are almost completely dissolved. The porridge has to be constantly stirred so that it won’t burn. There’s absolutely no shortcut!
In Singapore, the best Canto-style porridge can be found in and around the Chinatown area, which is a traditional Cantonese enclave. Which ones should you head to for your fix of comforting congee?
Zhen Zhen Porridge
Joe Pork Porridge Raw Fish
Ah Chiang’s Porridge
Tian Tian Pork Porridge