Hainan Chicken Rice (from scratch)
Hainan Chicken Rice (from scratch)

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Hainanese Chicken Rice is a dish of poach chicken and seasoned rice, usually served with chili and soya sauce with cucumber and coriander garnishes. Recipe for Hainanese Chicken Rice & Chili Dipping Sauce. When the chicken is cooked through, turn off the heat and remove the pot from the burner.

To get started with this recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can have hainan chicken rice (from scratch) using 33 ingredients and 13 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Hainan Chicken Rice (from scratch):
  1. Make ready 1 Whole Chicken
  2. Get 2 cups White Rice (unwashed, not soaked)
  3. Get 30 g Garlic (minced)
  4. Take 40 g Ginger (1 knob)
  5. Make ready 40 g Spring Onions (3 stalks)
  6. Get 1/2 Yellow Onion
  7. Take 3 Litres Water (for Stock)
  8. Make ready 0.5-1 cup Water (for Schmaltz)
  9. Make ready 150 g Nai Bai (Baby Bok Choy)
  10. Prepare as needed Cooking Oil
  11. Take as needed Sesame Oil
  12. Get as needed Salt (1 tsp)
  13. Make ready Pickles (mix well in a bowl);
  14. Make ready 1 pc Carrot (cut into matchsticks)
  15. Take 1 pc Radish (cut into matchsticks)
  16. Get 1 pc Cucumber (cut into matchsticks)
  17. Make ready 1/3 cup Rice Vinegar
  18. Take 2 tsp Sugar
  19. Take 1/2 tsp Salt
  20. Prepare Chilli & Garlic Dip (blend in a Food Processor);
  21. Make ready 3 pc Fresh Red Chillies (deseed, rough chop)
  22. Take 30 g Garlic (rough chopped)
  23. Take 2 Tbsp Cooking Oil
  24. Make ready 1/4 tsp Salt
  25. Prepare Spring Onion & Ginger Dip (mix in a bowl);
  26. Take 30 g Spring Onion (minced)
  27. Take 20 g Ginger (minced)
  28. Make ready 1/4 tsp Salt
  29. Get Ice Bath Marinade (mix in a bowl);
  30. Take 3 Tbsp Fish Sauce
  31. Take 2 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
  32. Prepare 1.5 cup Stock
  33. Take 2 trays Ice

Besides all the recognition received across the globe, serving Hainanese chicken rice is Hainanese chicken rice is the Malaysian/Singapore adaptation of the Wenchang chicken from Hainan province. While the rice is cooking, carve the chicken for serving. Make the chili sauce: combine the sambal. Authentic Hainanese chicken rice is a simple dish of poached chicken and rice cooked in chicken stock.

Steps to make Hainan Chicken Rice (from scratch):
  1. PICKLES; once you've cut the cucumber, radish and carrots into matchsticks, put them in a bowl and add 1/3 cup of rice vinegar, 2 tsp sugar and 1/2 tsp Salt. Mix well and serve in a saucer.
  2. SPRING ONION & GINGER DIP; Finely chop the Spring Onions, Ginger and then add 1/4 tsp Salt. Mix well in a bowl. In a saucepan, heat up 3 Tbsp of Cooking Oil until hot and then TURN OFF THE HEAT. Add the veggies to the oil and mix well. Serve it in a dipping bowl.
  3. CHILLI & GARLIC DIP; combine 3 fresh Red Chillies (deseeded), 30g of Garlic, 2 Tbsp of Cooking Oil and 1/4 Salt in a food processor or chopper extension and blitz until fine. Serve in a dipping bowl. FUN FACT; this is also a version of a Spicy Aioli Dip.
  4. BUTCHERING; A simpler way is to parboil the chicken and then debone it but then the cooking time will take too long. Instead, debone the entire chicken first; separate the bones, the extra skin and fats from the carcass, and the meat. Keep the skin on with the meat cuts and discard the head, the feet and the innards. SEASON the Chicken Meat with 1 tsp Salt and set aside.
  5. STOCK; In a stock pot, add 3 litre of water, yellow onion, 1 knob of Ginger, 3 stalks spring onion and chicken bones. Bring it to a boil and let it cook on a rolling boil for 10 minutes. Remember to skim off the scum from the surface.
  6. POACH; After 10 minutes, turn down the heat to a simmer (80 Celcius/180 Fahrenheit). Put in the chicken and cover with a lid. Poach the chicken meat for 10-15 minutes. To check whether the chicken is done, take a skewer and poke the thickest middle part. Place the skewer on your lips to test the heat. If it's hot then it's done. Remove and proceed to the Ice Bath.
  7. ICE BATH; Prepare a bowl with Ice, 1.5 cup Stock, Fish Sauce, Rice Vinegar and marinate the Chicken Meat for 20 minutes. The ice bath will shock the skin and give it a better texture as well as marinating the chicken.
  8. SCHMALTZ; Cut up the Chicken Skin into pieces. In a wok, heat up the chicken fats with with 1/2 cup water (or more) and cook until the liquid has turned yellow, the skins have browned, the water has evaporated and the fats are sizzling. Discard the skins and proceed to saute the garlic.
  9. SAUTE GARLIC & RICE; add 30g of Garlic into the pot with Schmaltz and fry it until fragrant. Then add 2 cups of White Rice. Mix well and toss for a minute.
  10. COOK THE RICE; add 2 cups of Stock in the rice pot with 1/4 tsp of Salt (2 pinches). Cook on low heat until all the moisture has left. When the liquid is gone, turn off the heat and comb the rice. Cover with a lid and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  11. BABY BOK CHOY; Discard the Bones, Yellow Onion, Spring Onions and Ginger from the Stock. Season the stock with 1/4 tsp of Salt. Blanch the Baby Bok Choy in the simmering stock for 30 seconds. Remove and set aside. The Stock can be served as soup accompanying the Chicken Rice.
  12. ASSEMBLY; Remove the Chicken from the ice bath, cut into serving pieces, brush with sesame oil and serve it on a plate. Serve the Rice in a serving bowl and garnish it with chopped spring onions. Pair the Chicken Rice with Pickles, Chilli & Garlic Dip, Spring Onion & Ginger Dip.
  13. Bless you and your house for reading this far πŸ‘πŸ‘

Wenchang Chicken and Rice with Calamansi Dipping SauceJason Lang. To best replicate the taste of a Hainan-raised chicken, which is fed on a special tropical diet and kept small in size, use an organic, free-range bird, preferably no larger than three pounds. Chicken rice is one of my daughters favourite dish so instead of eating it at the chinese restaurants, I have learned to prepare it myself.and it taste just as great!! Dont be daunted by the cups chicken stock, according to rice package instructions (or more, reserved from chicken that you will boil). Originally invented on Hainan, a tropical island located south of China, the humble Hainanese chicken rice has evolved into one of the most popular dishes in Singapore.

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