Congee Toppings

  • Crisp Fried Garlic in Oil. (Recipe here)
  • Crisp Fried Dry Shallots, (Recipe here)
  • Crisp Fried Pulled Shitake Mushroom Stalks (Recipe here)
  • Pickled Mustard Greens. (Commercially available)
  • Shredded Cilantro/Coriander leaves. (Prepare freshly)
  • Diced Chinese Celery Leaves and stalks. (Prepare freshly)
  • Finely Sliced Green Onions (Green tops and White Shoots)
  • Dried Baby shrimp. (Widely available in supermarkets and Asian Grocers)
  • Ground Dried Chillie. (You can grind some dried chillies or use a rough ground chillie powder )
  • Fish Sauce with Sliced Thai Chillies. (Prepare freshly)
  • Finely Sliced Soaked Ginger. (Peel and finely slice into matchstick straws. Soak for 15 minutes in water. Drain and place on a small plate)
  • Light Soy Sauce
  • Diluted Rice Wine Vinegar
  • Red Fermented Tofu
  • Peanuts
If this is for a larger group, then it is better to place these ingredients in small bowls with small serving spoons. If for you own family or small group laying the ingredients out on a divided platter works well for the drier ingredients.
Cruets with spoons work well for sauce ingredients.