Pressure Cooker Turkey Rice Porridge

Turkey rice porridge is a delicious recipe that is perfect for using leftover turkey! This comforting bowl of Pressure Cooker Turkey Rice Porridge is perfect for the morning after your wonderful holiday feast! A simple Instant Pot turkey soup recipe, it’s light, and easy to eat.

white bowl of Pressure Cooker Turkey Rice Porridge with white soup spoon full of the porridge above the bowl.

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Making Turkey Rice Porridge in an Instant Pot

An Instant Pot is one of the most popular brands of electric pressure cookers. They are easy to use and your Instant Pot can help you create this delicious Turkey Rice Porridge!

Have you started making plans for the Christmas holidays?

Can’t wait to gather with family & friends and celebrate together with wonderful parties and feasts.

Making Turkey Rice Porridge has always been a great way to use up leftover turkey from the grand holiday feast.

Reasons to Enjoy Turkey Rice Porridge:

  • You can easily use up your leftover turkey from the holidays
  • It’s super easy to make!
  • Comforting & soothing to eat after big meals
  • Healthy – made with real, whole food (no extra sauces)
  • Made with simple ingredients you already have in your pantry
  • You can customize with your favorite toppings or extra sauces

cutting board with 2 unpeeled carrots, 2 stalks of celery, 3 cloves of garlic, 1 onion, and a cup of uncooked rice. Next to it is a bowl of raw chicken.

 

Pressure Cooker Turkey Rice Porridge Recipe

Ingredients

  • 600 grams or more leftover turkey, uncooked or cooked
  • 6 1/2 cups (1.625L) cold water
  • 2/3 cup (160g) Jasmine Rice
  • 2 carrots (160g), roughly chopped
  • 2 stalks celery (120g), roughly chopped
  • 3 medium garlic cloves (200g), minced
  • 1 medium onion (200g), sliced
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) olive oil
  • 1 -2 stalks green onion, finely chopped for garnish
  • Kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste

Let’s get cooking!

Step 1
Heat up the Pressure Cooker

First, heat up your pressure cooker. Make sure your pot is as hot as it can be.

Step 2
Sauté Vegetables

Pour one tablespoon of olive oil into the pressure cooker.

Add in the sliced onion and sauté until soften, it takes about a minute.

Add in minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, it takes roughly 30 seconds.

Add in chopped celeries & carrots. Season with kosher salt and ground black pepper. Then, sauté until lightly brown (~5 – 7 minutes).

Step 3
Deglaze

Pour ½ cup (125ml) cold water into the pot and deglaze the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon.

Step 4
Pressure Cook the Rice Porridge

Add 2/3 cup of Jasmine rice (160g), leftover turkey (if uncooked) and the remaining cold water (6 cups) into the pot.

Close lid and pressure cook:

Cooking Method: High Pressure for 30 minutes
Pressure Release Method: Full Natural Release

Open the lid carefully.

Step 5
Season & Thicken

If your leftover turkey is cooked, add it to the rice porridge at this step.

Bring it to a simmer over medium heat. Then, stir until desired consistency.

Season with sea salt.

Step 6
Serve

Lastly, garnish with finely chopped green onions and serve!

bowl of Pressure Cooker Turkey Rice Porridge with someone holding a big spoonful of porridge above it

Turkey Rice Porridge Cooking Tips

1. Using Cooked Leftover Turkey: If you’re using cooked turkey meat for this recipe, ensure to mix in the turkey in Step 5.

2. Using Rinsed Rice: If you rinse the rice prior to pressure cooking, be sure to remove 3 tablespoons of cold water from the 6 ½ cups of cold water.

Life is too short for boring food. Enjoy & have fun cooking!~

We wish you & your family a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Thank you for making a difference in our lives! 🙂

Amy + Jacky

Pressure Cooker Turkey Rice Porridge

Ingredients:

  • 600 grams or more leftover turkey, uncooked or cooked
  • 6 1/2 cups (1.625L) cold water
  • 2/3 cup (160g) jasmine rice
  • 2 carrots (160g), roughly chopped
  • 2 stalks celery (120g), roughly chopped
  • 3 medium garlic cloves (200g), minced
  • 1 medium onion (200g), sliced
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) olive oil
  • 1 -2 stalks green onion, finely chopped for garnish
  • Kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

Heat up the Pressure Cooker: Heat up your pressure cooker. Make sure your pot is as hot as it can be.

Sauté Vegetables: Pour in one tablespoon of olive oil. Add in the sliced onion and sauté until soften, it takes about a minute. Add minced garlic into the pot and sauté until fragrant (roughly 30 seconds). [br][br]Add in chopped celeries & carrots. Season with kosher salt and ground black pepper. Sauté until lightly brown (~5 – 7 minutes).

Deglaze: Pour ½ cup (125ml) cold water into the pot and deglaze the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon.

Pressure Cook the Congee: Add 2/3 cup of Jasmine rice (160g), leftover turkey (if uncooked) and the remaining cold water (6 cups) into the pot. Close lid and pressure cook at High Pressure for 30 minutes + Full Natural Release. Open the lid carefully.

Season & Thicken: Add leftover turkey (if cooked) to the rice porridge and bring it to a simmer over medium heat. Stir until desired consistency and season with sea salt.

Serve: Garnish with finely chopped green onions and serve.

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