Wash rice. Place in pot with Chinese
chicken broth, or regular chicken broth to which soy and ginger has been
Bring to a boil. When boiling, reduce
heat to low. Cook for 2 hours, partially covered, stirring frequently.
Soup is done when it reaches a porridge-like consistency. Remove ginger
slice if you have added it.
You can add chopped bok choy, or small
slivers of chicken. Leftover turkey after a Thanksgiving meal is another
great addition, and a turkey carcass can provide a nice broth instead
of chicken soup.
Serves 6 - 8.
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is not only one of the world's great staple foods, but has also provided
the Chinese with a superior form of straw that was used overhead for thatch
and underfoot for sandals. Rice is considered a symbol of life and fertility
and the habit of throwing rice at a bride and groom comes from the East.
this recipe from www.inmamaskithchen.com