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Rice Sweet Hot Pot – Congee Base Hot Pot

June 15, 2021

Name(English): Rice Sweet Hot Pot
Name(Chinese): 鍋心粥底火鍋
Category: Food & Beverages
Phone Number: +852 28862012
Address(English):
Shop A & B, G/F, Hong Yuen Court, 1-5 Tak Shing Street, Jordan
Address(Chinese): 佐敦德成街1-5號康源閣地下A-B舖
Address Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/CXHgB2FAHDxwdTpE8
Address longitude and latitude: 22.304201960233563, 114.17301549727264
Nearest MTR Station: Jandan MTR Station Exit D
Nearest MTR Station Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/3ahAHZsrfM2teLYB8
Nearest MTR Station longitude and latitude: 22.30388278341322, 114.17184063969808
How far from the nearest MTR Station: 2 mins walk from Jandan MTR Station Exit D
Opening hours:
MON 17:45 – 22:00
TUE 17:45 – 22:00
WED 17:45 – 22:00
THU 17:45 – 22:00
FRI 17:45 – 22:00
SAT 17:45 – 22:00
SUN 17:45 – 22:00
Budget (per person): HKD 100-200
Recommended Time to Visit: 3 slots available for booking ((1) 17:45-20:30; (2) 20:30-23:00; (3) 23:00-02:00), Booking highly recommended
Recommended Food/Drinks: Crab, Lobster, Shrimp
Accessibility Note: Easy access

Congee base hot pot, which uses rice porridge as the broth to cook, has become popular in recent years. Congee hotpot indeed originates from Shunde in Guangdong Province, where people love their congee and food so much that they put seafood, meat and vegetables in congee, so that they can enjoy the food and finish the congee at once. Rice Sweet Hotpot has brought this cuisine all the way to Hong Kong so now we can enjoy it just in our neighbourhood.

seafood

They serve at a fixed price per head (~HKD 200). You will get to choose what to go with the congee base (usually a crab or lobster with clams), pick 5 out of 7 options of seafood (subject to availability: abalone, shrimp, shellfish, etc), and lastly choose 8 out of a few food selections including beef, pork and dumplings. They also provide a portion of diced vegetables (taro, pumpkin and sweet corn) to cook in the rice porridge base, to give another layer of flavor in it.

Be mindful that the whole point of congee base hot pot is to leave all the flavors from the food you cook in the congee base and we eat the congee at last. So don’t forget to finish up the congee base before you go.

Mix with different ingredient
Add rice into the pot
Finished rice sweet hotpot

This is definitely a must-try for seafood lovers. Quite a few reviews described Rice Sweet Hot Pot as worthwhile and a good deal with its pricing. Reservation is highly recommended, even though they have a few branches in Hong Kong. They are best for groups, so do expect a busy and noisy environment with crowded seatings. But the food is assured to be good and you will be amazed with the final product after a while of cooking and eating. It’s like you have made a bowl of wonderful congee without spending a huge effort but eating.

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