Slow-Cooker Chicken Congee

Number of Servings: 6 (483 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 5 hours
Slow-Cooker Chicken Congee

Congee is a type of rice porridge popular in Asia, especially as a comfort food when you’re ill. This incredibly fragrant dish brings the stomach-soothing benefits of ginger to the table: just what you want when the cold weather is getting to you.


  • 8 cups water
  • 1½ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1" piece of ginger, sliced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ cup unsalted peanuts
  • ½ cup thinly sliced scallions


  1. Place water, chicken, rice, ginger, and salt in a slow cooker. Cover and cook 8-10 hours on LOW or 5 hours on HIGH.
  2. Remove the chicken and ginger to a plate. Discard ginger and shred the chicken.
  3. Stir, making sure to scrape against the bottom and sides, and return chicken to pot.
  4. Thin with hot water to desired thickness. Typically congee is a thin porridge. Top with peanuts and scallions to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 483 g

Amount per serving
Calories 325
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 107mg 35%
Sodium 510mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 7%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 24g
Protein 28g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 41.2mg 4%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 460mg 10%
Vitamin A 12.1mcg 2%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 2%
Vitamin E 1.1mg 6%
Vitamin K 20.5mcg 20%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 14.7mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.7mg 40%
Folate 28mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0.7mcg 30%
Biotin 0.6mcg 4%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 2mg 40%
Phosphorus 340.8mg 25%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 98mg 25%
Zinc 2.8mg 25%
Selenium 34.4mcg 60%
Copper 0.3mg 20%
Manganese 1.4mg 60%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Water, Skinless Chicken Thighs, Organic Short Brown Rice, Dry Roasted Peanuts, Scallions, Salt, Ginger Root.

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