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Hainanese Chicken

Erwan Heussaff

A popular and healthy Singaporean and Malaysian dish of boiled chicken with very clean flavors.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 pandan leaves
  • 4 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 whole chicken
  • 4 tablespoons of ginger
  • 4 spring onions
  • 1/3 cup mirin
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 pinch of black pepper
  • Enough water to cover
  • Ginger Sesame Sauce: 3 tablespoons of grated ginger, 2 tablespoons of sesame oil and 1 pinch of salt
  • Kecap Manis Sauce: Chilli Sauce, 4 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 sliced piece of garlic, 1 sliced red chili, 1 tablespoon of cane vinegar and 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 8 pieces of Bok Choy.

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Mix all the ingredients with the chicken and bring to a boil. Simmer for 45 minutes. Time will vary depending on the size of the chicken.
  2. Mix the 3 different sauces.
  3. Cut the chicken.
  4. Use a bowl of broth, strain and serve as soup.
  5. Fry off Bok Choy with some broth.