Oatmeal Jook (Congee)
Time on High: 3 to 4 hours Time on Low: 8 to 9 hours A savory Asian inspired oatmeal dish. Great for breakfast or mix in some cooked poultry for a lunch dish.
1 Cup steel cut oats
1 to 2 Tablespoons toasted sesame seed oil
2 to 3 Cloves garlic (chopped)
2 to 3 Tablespoons fresh chopped ginger
5 to 6 Chopped green onions (white and green parts separated)
Dash of cayenne pepper (optional)
3 Cups chicken stock
1 Cup frozen peas and carrots
For garnish - ground white pepper, roasted peanuts, almonds, and more sesame seed oil
1. Place all ingredients, except the green parts of the onions, the frozen peas and carrots in the Crock-Pot® slow cooker. Mix.
2. Set Crock-Pot® slow cooker on low for 8 to 9 hours or high for 3 to 4 hours.
3. About one hour before end of cooking time, add the frozen peas and carrots.
4. Serve with chopped green parts of the onions and garnish of choice.