Classic Hainanese Chicken Rice

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 50

Appears in
The Food of Singapore: Simple Street Food Recipes from the Lion City

By Djoko Wibisono

Published 2015

  • About

The classic Singapore dish made with fresh chicken to achieve a perfect combination of flavours and textures, accompanied by fluffy rice cooked in chicken stock, soup and 3 types of sauces.


  • 8 cups (2 litres) chicken stock or 4 teaspoons chicken stock granules dissolved in<


  1. Make the Chilli Ginger Sauce by following the instructions.
  2. Bring the chicken stock to a rolling boil in a pot and add the chicken. Turn off the heat, cover the pan and let the chicken steep for 15 minutes. Then remove the chicken from the stock, plunge it in ice water to cool for 1 minute, and drain. Bring the stock back to a