Easy to cook, but sometime we tend to forget.


1 cup of rice
3 cups of tap water
3 cloves of garlic
1 medium sized yellow onion
1 small ginger cut into strips
3 stalks of green onion
3 tbsp vegetable oil
salt and ground pepper
fish/soy sauce
lemon juice


1. In a medium-sized sauce pan or pot, saute garlic, ginger and yellow onion in vegetable oil over medium heat. Add salt and ground pepper to taste.

2. Add 1 cup of rice and stir for 10 mins. Add 3 cups of water to the mix and let boil for 15 minutes until rice is cooked.

3. Add green onion into congee.

4. Serve immediately and add a few drops of fish/soy sauce and lemon juice.