Sweet Potato Congee (China)

(4 servings)

  • 6 cups water
  • 1 cup millet - rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup sweet potato - peeled and diced
  • 4 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 slice peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 cinnamon stick
In a deep sauce pan, combine all ingredients except for the honey and bring to a boil - stirring often.

Reduce heat to low and simmer for one hour - stirring often. After an hour, you should have a porridge-like consistency.

Remove from heat, remove cinnamon stick and stir in the honey

Ladle into bowls and serve.

An Westernized version of a traditional healthy North Chinese breakfast porridge. You may want to garnish with additional cinnamon or some finely chopped walnuts.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank chinho for this recipe.

Recipe number 1619. Submitted 1/9/2006.