Hainanese ‘chicken’ rice


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 40

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Jackfruit and Blue Ginger

Jackfruit and Blue Ginger

By Sasha Gill

Published 2019

  • About

There is something quite beautiful about the simplicity of this dish, widely considered the national dish of Singapore.



Cut along the sides of the tofu puffs and roll each one flat to form a long sheet of tofu skin. Place a flattened tofu puff on top of each seitan log and stretch it across to cover the top, using toothpicks to hold it in place and form a ‘skin’ on your seitan chicken. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a bowl and add the seitan ‘chicken’, mixing well. Cover and chill for 1 hour, flipping i