Caramel peach congee brûlée

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

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Pimp My Rice: Over 100 inspirational rice recipes from around the world

By Nisha Katona

Published 2017

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The triple comfort whammy of musky rice, creamy coconut and floral vanilla mediate with the fragrant freshness of the peach beautifully in this dish. Caramelizing the fruit in this way makes for a warmly sweet alternative to the hospital-ward, boiled-to-anaemia peach.


  • 100 g/ oz/heaped ½ cup Thai fragrant rice or any short-grain rice


Soak the rice in cold water for 4 hours or overnight, then rinse and drain.

Put all the main ingredients in a heavy-based saucepan and bring to the boil, then turn the heat down to low and simmer gently until you have a good thick porridge, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking. This will take about 30 minutes. Once the grains are cooked through, remove from the heat.

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