Recipe by: Ng Geok Lan

Serves: 6 – 8

hainanese-chicken

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken (about 1.8 kg)
  • Kosher salt (or Himalaya salt)
  • 4 slices of fresh ginger
  • 2 stalks of scallion (spring onion)
  • One pot of water enough to cover chicken

Instructions

  • Clean chicken by rubbing salt all over inside and outside chicken. Then rinse with water.
  • Stuff ginger and scallion into chicken cavity.
  • Immerse chicken into pot of water. Cover pot with a lid.
  • Bring water to a boil.
  • Turn off heat while leaving chicken in the water for 30mins.
  • After 30mins, remove chicken from hot water. Leave chicken to cool in ice water.
  • When chicken is completely cool, chop to size with a cleaver.
  • Arrange meat on a plate and drizzle with soya sauce dressing.
  • Serve with Chicken Rice & Chicken Soup

Ingedrients for dipping:

Chilli sauce:

  • 100 g chilli
  • 40 g ginger
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 20 ml fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp chicken oil
  • 1 Tbsp salt + 1 Tbsp sugar

Instruction:

  • Blend all ingredients

Black Sauce:

  • 4 tbsp black sauce

Soya Sauce:

  • 4 Tbsp light soya sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp sugar

Download PDF version here: singaporean-hainanese-chicken-rice-ng-geok-lan

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