Hainanese Chicken Rice

Hainanese Chicken Rice

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 2


Chicken and Rice

  • 1 tsp oil any
  • 2 knobs ginger medium
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 stalks green onion
  • 2 cups white rice
  • 1 tsp tumeric powder
  • 2 chicken thigh
  • 2 chicken drumstick
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 carton chicken bone broth 32 oz

Scallion Ginger Sauce

  • 2 tbsp green onion/scallion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger finely grated
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp neutral oil


  • Salt chicken thighs and drumsticks and let it sit for 20-30 minutes.
  • Preheat rice cooker on the sautee setting.
  • Thinly slice ginger, mince garlic and chop green onions into 3 inch long pieces.
  • To the rice cooker, add oil and ginger, minced garlic, green onion, and salt. Saute until fragrant.
  • Add washed white rice and add tumeric. Mixed until the rice is fully coated.
  • Add 32 oz of chicken bone broth to the rice mixture.
  • Wash chicken thighs and drumsticks under cold water. Add chicken thighs and drumsticks into the rice cooker. Enjoy once rice is ready. Optional, add a side of your favorite veg or pickles!

Sauce preparation

  • Add finely chopped green onion, ginger, and salt to heat safe bowl.
  • Heat oil until slight smoke appears
  • Pour hot oil to green onion, ginger, and salt mixture. Be careful of oil splatters.

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