cantonese sampan congee

Sampan Congee

Sampan congee, consisting of peanuts, fish meat and other seafood, It is said that in the past the Sampan Congee was first served by scholars and tourists who took a boat tour in the suburbs of Guangzhou, later, many local restaurants began to prepare such Congee and people now can taste Sampan Congee everywhere in Guangzhou. Other dishes are ordered to go along with congee for breakfast, especially deep-fried dough sticks, which are specifically for complementing congee. Most Chinese restaurants serve congee around breakfast time, but small eateries that specialize in it serve it all day.

Cantonese Sampan Congee
Ingredients
150g fragrant rice
50g dried cuttlefish(pre-soaked in water)
75g pork
25g young ginger
some coriander
some spring onion
1 litre water
100g sliced snakehead(sheng yu)
50g cooked peanuts

Seasonings
1/2tbsp chicken seasoning powder
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp pepper

Marinade
1tbsp shallot oil
1/2tbsp salt
1/2tsp sugar
some light soy sauce
some corn flour

Method
1) Rinse rice then drain. Add shallot oil, salt and sugar to marinate for 20 minutes. Cut cuttlefish into pieces. Mince pork, add light soy sauce and corn flour and marinate for 1 minutes before moulding into small meat balls. Cut ginger into shreds. Chop coriander and spring onion.
2) Pour rice into a pot, add water and bring to a boil. Switch to low heat and cook for 45 minutes.
3) Blend in Seasonings, add meatballs,fish slices and cuttlefish and continue to cook for 3 minutes.
4) Add peanuts and ginger. Sprinkle coriander and spring onion on top before serving.

Recommended Places
Chentian Ji restaurant
Located in Baohua Road, Chentian Ji restaurant is an old restaurant dating back to 1980s. Only three kinds of snacks are provided here. Shunde Fish Skin, Sampan Congee and Steamed Rice Flour Rolls.
Fish Skin: 20 RMB
Sampan Congee: 6RMB
Steamed Rice Flour Rolls: 2 RMB
Add: Shiwu Fu Sanxiang, Baohua Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020-81828774
Transportation: Bus No. 114, 123, 113, 112, 243, 121A

Ji Ji Restaurant
Ji Ji restaurant is popular for its cheap price and quiet dining environment. Sampan Congee is served on shuttling sampans.
Add: Huangpu port, Shiji village, Xingang Dong Road, Baozhou Street, Haizhu District, Guangzhou
Transportation:
Take Bus No.229 and get off at Shiji Village Station
Take metro line 4 and get off at Wan Sheng Wei Station (exit B)

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