Bring On the Heat with Sizzling Rice Soup

Calling all soup-lovers, it’s time to add a new exotic flavour to your dinner table. Introducing Sizzling Rice Soup, a traditional Chinese dish with an explosive burst of flavour and enjoyable sizzling platter. This easy yet deliciously scrumptious soup is easy to make and perfect for when you’re looking for a satisfying meal.

The Origin of Sizzling Rice Soup

A cherished Chinese recipe originating from the Guangdong province, Sizzling Rice Soup has been around for centuries–and for good reason! With a mix of vegetables, mushrooms and crunchy sizzling rice, it’s a unique combination of flavours and textures. This traditional dish can be served as part of a multi-course dinner or enjoyed on its own as a meal.


For this recipe, we’ll need: 1 cup of jasmine rice, 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 teaspoon of ginger, 2 cups of chicken stock, 1/2 cup of carrots, 1/2 cup of mushrooms, 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of sesame oil, 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper and 1/4 cup of wood ear mushrooms.


Let’s begin by prepping the ingredients. Chop the garlic, ginger and carrots. Slice the mushrooms and wood ear mushrooms.

In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil. Add the garlic and ginger. Cook until fragrant and then add the sliced mushrooms. Stir-fry for 1-2 minutes.

Add the chicken stock, jasmine rice, carrots, soy sauce and sesame oil. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 12 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir in the wood ear mushrooms. Finally, season with white pepper.

Serving and Finishing Touches

Serve the Sizzling Rice Soup in a hot clay pot or on a heated serving platter. Place the pot or platter on the table and let everyone enjoy the swishing and sizzling of the broth as they dish up their soup! Give it an extra kick with some freshly chopped chillies, or add a sprinkle of cilantro for a zest of freshness.

Whether you’re looking to explore new flavours or treat your family to a delicious home-cooked meal, this Sizzling Rice Soup recipe is sure to bring a hit of heat to your dinner table. Enjoy!