Instant Pot Fish Congee

An authentic and traditional Vietnamese breakfast recipe… Making this rice porridge in an Instant Pot is really perfect for busy mornings.

Instant Pot Fish Congee
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: Fish Congee, rice
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 23 minutes
Total Time: 38 minutes
Servings: 4
  • ¾ cup rice rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 lb fish bones scrubbed,rinsed and drained
  • 1 shallot halved
  • 1 (1/2- inch) piece fresh ginger sliced thinly
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • as required salt
  • 6 cup boiling water
  • as required Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb grouper fillet cut into ½-inch thick pieces
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • In the pot of Instant Pot, place all the ingredients except the fish fillets and cilantro.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Select “Porridge” and just use the default time of 20 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” and allow a natural release.
  • Meanwhile, Sprinkle the fish pieces with a pinch of salt and black pepper.
  • Carefully, remove the lid and select “Sauté”.
  • With a slotted spoon, remove the fish bones.
  • Add the fish pieces and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Press “Cancel” and serve hot with the garnishing of cilantro.
Calories: 239kcal Carbohydrates: 29g Protein: 25g Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 42mg Sodium: 416mg Potassium: 633mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 176IU Vitamin C: 1mg Calcium: 45mg Iron: 1mg
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