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Hainanese Chicken


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  • 2 lb. chicken (or parts)
  • chicken stock (enough to cover chicken)
  • ginger, sliced
  • garlic, crushed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • sesame oil
  • rice, uncooked


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Place all ingredients except rice in a stock pot. Ensure that the chicken stock covers the chicken.

Step 2

Bring to a boil. then simmer chicken until cooked and tender.

Step 3

Cook rice in a rice cooker. Use remaining chicken stock instead of water.

Step 4

Serve with grated ginger, sweet soy sauce, sesame oil and chili sauce.


Hainanese chicken can be cooked in the rice cooker as a one pot meal. Assemble the pot as follows: rice, chicken stock, chicken and other ingredients. Cook as usual. Check for doneness before serving.

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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