Rice Porridge (Okayu)
Japan’s equivalent of chicken soup, perfect if you’re feeling under the weather.
- 75g rice, uncooked
- 500ml water
- pinch of salt
- Place the washed rice and water in a pan without a lid, bring it to the boil, then lower the heat and cook for 5-6 minutes.
- Lower the heat further and cook for another 20-25 minutes.
- Just before it has finished cooking, add a little salt and cover with a lid. Turn off the heat and leave covered for 5 minutes to steam. Serve immediately.