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艇仔粥 - Sampan Congee

Pronunciation

Cantonese Jyutping
teng5zai2zuk1 sound.mp3
Mandarin Pinyin
tǐngzǎizhōu sound.mp3

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Originally cooked on small wooden boats called Sampans used by the fishermen of the Canton province (hence the name), this congee is often topped with fish, shrimp, scallops, squid, fried peanuts, green onions, and coriander. A truly Cantonese congee. Be sure to ask for Chinese fried dough (油条), also known as youtiao, which is a staple addition to any congee. Note that congee is simply a type of rice porridge.

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