How to cook seafood porridge requires ingenuity in each operation to ensure delicious and nutritious porridge. The simple porridge recipe below will also help you know how to prepare the ingredients to avoid the finished product having an unpleasant fishy smell.
- 200g fresh squid
- 200g fresh shrimp
- 1 carrot
- 1 potato
- 1 handful of glutinous rice
- 1 handful of plain rice
- 2 purple onions
- 1 little green onion
- Some other necessary spices: Fish sauce, salt, monosodium glutamate, oyster sauce, seasoning seeds, sugar, ground pepper…
1. Seafood Processing
First, you peel the shrimp, remove the head and black lines on the back and then wash it with dilute saltwater.
Next, you remove the ink bag, wash it with diluted salt water, cut it into bite-sized pieces. You put a little seasoning, sugar, ground pepper, fish sauce into the bowl of squid, mix well and marinate for about 20 minutes.
2. Prep the Remaining Ingredients
Next, you wash the glutinous rice and plain rice, put it in a pot and soak it in water for about 2-3 hours. This is a simple tip on how to cook shrimp and squid porridge to make the porridge faster, softer and more delicious.
You peel the red onion, chop it into a bowl, and pick, wash, and chop the green onion. With potatoes, carrots, you peel, wash and dice. At this point, you put a little fish sauce, ground pepper, sugar, chopped red onion in a bowl of carrots and potatoes, mix well. This is a simple secret to making seafood porridge more delicious.
3. Noodle Soup
After the soaking time, you wash the rice again and then put it in the pot, put it on the stove. Note, when simmering, you should lower the heat to low. Simmer for about 15 minutes, add carrots and potatoes to simmer together.
4. Stir-Fried Shrimp and Squid
While the porridge is simmering, put the pan on the stove with 1 tablespoon of cooking oil. When the oil is hot, add minced shallots and sauté until fragrant, add shrimp and squid in turn, and stir fry briefly. You add a little oyster sauce, stir to make shrimp and squid more eye-catching.
5. Complete and Present
When the porridge is cooked, add squid and fried shrimp to the pot, stir well. At this point, you re-season the porridge to make the porridge more delicious, simmer for about 5 minutes, then turn off the stove.
Finally, you scoop the porridge into a bowl, add a few chopped scallions and enjoy.