Congee is regarded as the ultimate Chinese comfort food, according to the author Fuchsia Dunlop This recipe for ji zhou or chicken congee, from her book on Jiangnan regional cuisine, is dead simple and satisfying Serve it with chicken and soy sauce for a late-night Shanghai-style snack.
Ginger Chicken Jook (rice porridge). The Thai restaurant by my house makes this and it's the ultimate comfort food. Better than chicken noodle if you're sick. Hard to believe something so simple can taste so good.