Hainanese Chicken Rice (#1885)

Serves
Ready
4
1
Hours
Prep
Cook
30
Minutes
30
Minutes
Categories
Asian Chinese Chicken Main
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Ingredients

  • 2 inches Ginger freshly crushed
  • 2 Scallions, Spring Or Green Onions including the green tops, bruised
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 1 whole Chicken
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1000 grams Chicken for the stock

For The Rice

  • 3 inches Schmaltz (Chicken Fat)
  • 2 cups Long Grain Rice white
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 1/4 cups Chicken Broth

For The Gingergreen Onion Sauce

  • 2 inches Ginger freshly peeled
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 Scallions, Spring Or Green Onions including 1 inch of the green tops, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil

For The Sweet Chili Sauce

  • 4 large Hot Chili Peppers seeded
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1/4 cup Dark Soy Sauce

For The Cabbage Soup

  • 4 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 Napa (Chinese) Cabbage cored and sliced
  • 1 Salt And Black Pepper to taste
  • 1 Scallions, Spring Or Green Onions including 1 inch of the tender green tops, chopped
  • 1 Cucumbers peeled and sliced
  • 2 Tomatoes sliced
  • 1 Cilantro fresh strips. for garnish

Directions

  1. For the ginger-green onion sauce:
  2. Combine ginger & salt in a mortar and pound to a paste. Add the green onions. Heat oil until almost smoking and pour over the paste mixture. Stir and mix well.
  3. Sweet chilli sauce:
  4. Combine ingredients in a mortar and pound to a paste. Add the sesame oil.
  5. Soy sauce:
  6. 1/4 cup dark soy sauce
  7. Cabbage soup:
  8. Pour the chicken stock into a saucepan over high heat, add the cabbage and cook for 2 minutes. Season with salt & pepper. Add the spring onions.
  9. 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced 2 tomatoes, sliced fresh coriander sprigs
  10. Garnish chicken with coriander sprigs
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