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How to make Hainanese Chicken Rice.

Hainanese Chicken Rice


  • 1 chicken thigh

  • 300 grams uncooked rice

  • 360 milliliters water

  • 10 centimeters piece green onion

  • Coriander

  • Fried onions

  • Seasoning:

  • 15 grams ginger, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons powdered chicken bouillon

  • 1 teaspoon oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • Soy sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • Chili sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce

  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • Ginger sauce:

  • 2 teaspoons ginger, grated

  • 1 tablespoon green onions, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon sugar


  1. In a large skillet, combine washed rice, water and the seasonings. Give it a quick mix so ingredients are well combined. Add the chicken thigh and the stalk of green onion on top.

  2. Cover and cook over high heat until boiling. Turn down the heat to low and cook for 12 minutes. Turn off the heat and let it sit covered for 10 more minutes.

  3. Slice the chicken into 1 centimeter pieces and set aside. Discard the green onion stalk and mix the rice to combine the flavors.

  4. To make the sauces, simply combine the respective ingredients into three separate bowls and mix well.

  5. Put a mound of chicken rice onto a platter and place cut chicken on top. Serve with the sauces along with some fresh coriander and fried onions.

Hainanese Chicken Rice




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