Chicken Porridge

(Bubur Ayam)

Delightful Indonesian Rice Recipe, loved by many people

Chicken Porridge is a delicious Indonesian Recipe. It is very easy to make and very suitable if you or your child sick, they will get better sooner than you think, if you give them this porridge.

Delicious chicken recipe for breakfast
But that’s not all. This chicken recipe usually use as a breakfast by many Indonesian people. Early in the morning, on the market or on the street, chicken porridge is in abundance. You don’t even have to make it by yourself. They’re cheap and delicious.

But of course if you’re living outside Asia, this kind of Indonesian food is endless seek. You have to make it by your own. Here is the recipe to make it. It is very easy and you just need a short of time to make it. And it’s faster if you use advanced rice steamer.

Chicken Porridge Recipe

Preparation time: 1/2 hour Cooking time: 1 hour Serve: 5-6


  • 200 gr rice
  • 1/4 chicken or use breast chicken, it’s more tasty
  • 1 ltr water
  • 2 pieces cakue, finely sliced. Cakue is long roll that you can obtain at the Chinese supermarket. If you can’t find the fresh one, you have to looking in the frozen area, the chance is bigger that they have it.
  • Fried onions
  • Chopped celery
  • Chopped spring onions


  • Rub the chicken in with white vinegar or lemon to release the fishy taste of chicken. Then wash with clean water.
  • Cook the chicken in boiled water until tender with some salt. Set aside.
  • Take out the chicken out the water and fry the chicken. Debone and shred it.
  • Wash and drain the rice. Boil in 1 ltr water until grains are tender to the bite. Add the water that you used to cooked the chicken. Stirring it on low fire until the porridge is ready. If you need more water, add some more. If the porridge too thick is not really tasty, not too thick and not too thin. Just between in.
  • Serve porridge in a deep bowls. Add some salt and pepper. Garnish with cakue, shredded chicken, chopped celery, chopped spring onions, fried onions.
  • Add sambal, if you like it.

Enjoy it


If you use the advanced rice cooker to make porridge, it’s shorten the time to cook.

You can get your porridge ready in an hour with this rice cooker. What you have to do is: put 2 cups of the uncooked rice (wash and drain first in another bowl. Rinse the rice in the rice cooker, would damaged the non-stick coating), the chicken and add enough water, about 1,2 liter or even more. Let them cooked together in the rice cooker. And in short time you get the porridge ready.

Follow the instructions from the book of the rice cooker to know exactly the details. Every rice cooker has a little bit different instructions. But this digital rice cooker is the solution if you want to do easy cooking.

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