Yumi Zhou

Rice Porridge with Sweetcorn

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    as Part of a Chinese Meal, or 2 as a Single Dish.
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Taste of China

By Ken Hom

Published 1990

  • About

Rice since ancient times has been China’s nutritious, congenially bland staple food. Sweetcorn, introduced in the early sixteenth century by Portuguese and Spanish explorers, is a relative newcomer to Chinese cuisine. Enthusiastically adopted by the people, it has become the third most important grain in the country after rice and wheat. Sweetcorn and rice cooked together make a nutritious and satisfying family-style dish. A versatile mixture, it provides a nourishing snack anytime and c