Place bird breast up and halve along the cartilage and spine. The secret is a sharp and heavy cleaver, as you need to get through bone cleanly with almost every cut. Stir in the juice, then adjust the seasoning if necessary so that the balance of sweet, sour and salty tastes is pleasant. It’s so simple but so satisfying. Combine the rendered chicken oil with enough vegetable oil to make ½ cup (125 ml), then warm it in a wok over medium heat. This intricate seven component dish is the work of Australian chef, Adam Liaw, who collaborated with Malcolm Lee, owner of the Michelin starred restaurant Candlenut, to create a modern take on the classic Singapore meal Hainanese Chicken Rice. On Thursday 22 February, Adam Liaw (Destination Flavour) and Anna Polyviou (Shangri-La Sydney) in Sydney will be teaming up with Malcom Lee (Candlenut) and Janice Wong (2am:dessertbar) in Singapore, to serve a special menu inspired by the Lion City. A further tip: for those who might think making chicken stock at home is too much fuss to bother with, I recommend the following cost-effective method. On Hainan, the Wenchang chickens are usually boiled just in salted water with the pure flavour of the bird itself. I didn’t buy scallions and used one (white) onion instead, and added carrots to boil in the stock as I love carrot. Thanks. I also added glutinous rice (soaked overnight) on the jasmine rice. now all my family is hooked on this wonderful kaya and they all learn how to make your kaya . Simmer the chicken for 40-50 minutes, depending on the size of the chicken. thanks. I especially recommend the wombok as this balances an otherwise rather meat-and-rice heavy meal. It’s then served with a sauce of some kind, which can vary from establishment to establishment. The rice’s aromatic. Of course, with this you end up with twice as much chicken too. Hi 🙂 how long should I leave the chicken wrapped for? With the stock, my trick is to get a chicken carcass from my local butcher (only cost 50 cents or sometimes nothing at all) and slowly simmer it for at least an hour. Hi Adam your kaya is the best kaya ever ! To serve your Poh’s Hainanese chicken rice recipe, divide rice between plates (you can use a small bowl to shape half spheres), surround the rice with sliced cucumber. Community See All. It should be a bright orange, and that colour will give you a good indication of the proportion of chilli to ginger and garlic. It’s a woodworking trestle from a hardware store. cook 2 chickens one after the other.) Recipe is also very easy to follow. (BTW we are so glad about your success. Step 2: Rice. 3. I followed this recipe almost to a T and it was truly amazing, and comparable with Hainanese Chicken Rice I’ve had in Singapore and at my usual favourite South East Asian eateries here in NZ. (i.e. I’ve just made the Chicken Rice and follow every step of this recipes from the beginning to the last. But why wait when you can make your own? Hainanese chicken has always been a favourite of mine – which, up to the time I bought your book, I had to resort to the bought kind. Thanks again! However, the timing and the way you poach the chicken is spot on in your recipe! Sorry if this is a stupid question, do you wash the rice before frying it up and cooking it? Can’t believe how simple but effective the spring onion and ginger oil component is?! Adam, if I make a huge batch of this chilli sauce, how long will it keep for in the fridge? Feb 25, 2017 - Explore Debbie Chan's board "Adam Liaw recipes.." on Pinterest. 🙂. I don’t mind my chicken slightly pink in the flesh, but I understand a lot of people for cultural reasons want the chicken to be completely cooked through, so that’s what I’ve tried to provide in this recipe. I have to play and pause it and re-play it while chopping the chicken in the same time. Below boiling 20mins, off heat, cover and poach 30. Remove tenderloin from breast and chop tenderloin into even pieces. Hi Angel, I would say about 3 months… but you’ll eat it all before then 🙂. I won’t go into the history/details of the dish as it’s all written on Wikipedia! I second your call on the double-boiled stock option. Good job in spreading the good taste! This will stop the cooking and give the skin its delicious gelatinous texture. Chop wings into even pieces (or segment at the joints). I have yet to try your recipe but I have made chicken rice (with roasted chicken) numerous times. I made this yesterday – amazing!!!! Brushed sesame oil and PLASTIC wrapped resting/cooldown!!! Chicken is taken out when it registers at 165 degrees. I also added some crushed garlic, ginger and spring onions to the rendered chicken fats for more depth – this was stirred into the rice when about 80% of the liquid has been absorbed. The condiments are a must. I added 0.5 kg chicken feet to enhance the flavour while simmering the chicken. Luke Nguyen for all of his stocks for Pho and any of the other noodle soups gives exact measurements for all ingredients used including the amount of water added to make up the stock. No left over. By Adam Liaw. Yes, there would be a difference in flavour with a corn-fed chicken, but actually I wouldn’t recommend it for this dish. ... and became known as Hainanese chicken rice. Chicken is taken out when it registers at 165 degrees. Three meals and counting. Use an older chicken, which will give more flavour to the stock. I have made two different batches of Hainanese Chicken Rice this week. Now, armed with your book, I always make Hainanese chicken when we go to our holiday house – you are responsible for a new tradition. No longer! To reserve your seat, register at www.visitsingapore.com/SGxAUFoodies by Tuesday 13 February. Unreal. The family love it! When the water boils, place the chicken in and out of the water about 3-4 times. The condiments are savory. The ginger and spring onion oil made it I thought. I was just wondering if you have any advice about poaching the chicken in a slow cooker? Transfer to a rice cooker or saucepan. They all said it was delicious. Ginger and spring onion condiment. Pounding chilli can take some time so to speed up the process you can start it in a blender or food processor and pound to finish, or grate the ingredients into the mortar using a rasp grater. Bear in mind, though that you want a mix of sweeter vegetables (like carrot and peas) and savoury meats (like cured ham), as well as a mix of textures for a truly great fried rice … This dish is simple yet extremely complex to master. Best Hainanese chicken recipe. The elements are generally (1) free-range or kampong chicken poached in a broth This recipe is my own, a combination of what I learned from my Hainanese grandmother (my grandfather passed away before I was born), my Singaporean-English mother, and my elderly cousin who ran a very popular chicken rice stall in Singapore for more than 40 years (it’s now closed). Yum! Hi Adam, I just made the dish to my family and my kids absolutely loved it. If it’s overcooked or cooked too quickly it is likely to be tough, so you really need to allow it to rest well. Method. Immediately ice bath after the chicken is cooked. Marinate uncovered in the fridge overnight. To begin poaching the chicken, pound the unpeeled ginger in a mortar and pestle and add to a large pot containing about 4 litres of water, along with the tops of the spring onions used for the ginger and spring onion oil. It will keep in an airtight jar in the fridge for months, always at the ready to be served with the likes of grilled chicken wings, Hainanese chicken rice or even just a simply poached chicken breast." It’s just the two of us at home, so we’ll often use the Marylands and wings for mini roasts or dishes like this one, then we freeze the breasts for cooking another night (or vice versa). Pingback: week 42: hainanese chicken rice | ate days a week, Thank you for sharing this recipe Adam. Hi Adam, what a great recipe. Alternatively, use a hairdryer to blow to skin of the chicken until it is dry and tightened. Cooked Wenchang chicken as served in Haikou, Hainan. Split crown to remove breast meat and cartilage from spine. Taste the water and adjust the amount of salt so that it tastes savoury and a little salty. Add 1 cup chicken stock from the second pan to rice cooker. Want a more intense tasting soup? Transfer the rice to a rice cooker and add 2 cups (480 ml) of reserved poaching broth. Made it this weekend and it was great but…there is a but, not as great as what I’ve had in Singapore and I think the secret may lie in what you said in one of your earlier comment. thank you so much for this recipe, it rocks! Where do you buy the wooden chicken hanger that you have in your video??? My boyfriend and I look forward to eating this for lunch again tomorrow :D. Thanks Adam for this epic recipe. Given my first time I left it at just below a normal (by western standards) simmer with barely a bubble here or there for exactly 45minutes then plunged in ice water etc. If they are brown or grey the chicken is over cooked. This intricate seven component dish is the work of Australian chef, Adam Liaw, who collaborated with Malcolm Lee, owner of the Michelin starred restaurant Candlenut, to create a modern take on the classic Singapore meal … Feb 25, 2017 - Explore Debbie Chan's board "Adam Liaw recipes.." on Pinterest. Superb. Such a simple, flavorful and satisfying chicken dish! Start rice cooker. Not at all what i am used to getting from the local Malaysian hawker. Am overseas in Japan and missing home so badly. Adam Liaw's Road Trip for Good. Double boil. If you plunge the chicken in ice water to arrest the cooking and get that nice skin, what do you do to serve the chicken not cold? The chicken and rice should be very fragrant and tasty, but not overpoweringly strong with flavour themselves. Best Chicken rice for mine…Chinatown Cafe…Central Market Adelaide. A lot of the strong flavour of Hainanese chicken rice comes from the condiments – the sesame/soy dressing, the chilli sauce and the ginger spring onion sauce. Many Hainanese Chicken rice hawkers will not be too thrilled to learn that their dish can now be easily recreated at home thanks to Adam. Taste the stock after cooking the chicken, it should taste like a strongly savoury chicken stock. I can finally enjoy MSG-free chicken rice at home! Would boiling it longer or letting some liquid boil off do the trick? It was a labour of love because even the worst would have some redeeming quality, and the best was more comforting than a mother’s hug. Thanks for the feedback and really sorry it didn’t work out for you! (I highly recommend the Mulligatawny soup to anyone reading this). Lift the chicken in and out of the water a couple of times to change the liquid in the chicken’s cavity. For those new to it, Hainanese Chicken Rice is a dish primarily attributed to Malaysia and Singapore although versions exist in Thailand (khao man gai) Vietnam (com ga) and Indonesia as well. awesome recipe! Do you have a written recipe for this and also the one with the fish sauce and rice wine? Adapted from: Rasa Malaysia, Steamy Kitchen and Adam Liaw. I tried this recipe out for the 1st time about 2 years ago and served it to my friends – Malaysians and Australians all loved it and I had nothing left by the end! I may never know why…. This recipe has always been on my to-do list and I’ve researched high and low for recipes and tips in making a good chicken rice. So, real talk, when you make this for your family, how long do you actually leave it in and/or what temperature do you cook at? I never buy chicken pieces either. I found the amount of salt perfect. Not bad for a $10 chook! If you find the stock, chicken, rice or sauces taste a little insipid, it is because the stock is not correctly seasoned. I even used spring onion that was on the verge of sprouting and it still kicked ass! I use about 2L of water in a 5L pot generally and most domestic pots will be around the same size. It makes the rice really tasty without adding MSG. HAINANESE PERANAKAN CHICKEN RICE Adam Liaw (Host, SBS Destination Flavour) x Malcolm Lee (Candlenut) Serves 4 Seven components: 1. For fear of lacking punch, ive always added salt to the stock while poaching, and for reasons unknown, the delicate natural flavour of the chicken gets lost in the stock. You can also boost it with a dash of fish sauce if you like, or some MSG if you are not opposed to it. If using a pot on the stovetop, bring the rinsed rice and 600 ml of stock to a boil. Everyone loves it. Just reading through some of the comments I thought I’d add my two cents – for those who find the flavour kick not strong enough I’d recommend using fresh free range chicken and I season the water with salt when poaching the chicken. Love the video that you suggested. Add the rinsed rice. It was a bit of a downer, given my heritage – but your easy step by step guide helped me make my first perfect rice in 20 years! https://www.butcherathome.com.au/catalogsearch/result/?q=hooks. It is one of my family’s absolute favourites, so I just wanted to say thanks for introducing this dish to us! When the rice is ready, use a cleaver to slice and debone the chicken Chinese-style and pour the dressing over it. This recipe is incredibly good. Watch the video and try and read along. Reserve the chicken stock. 3. And oh yes, the condiment is to this chicken as what oxygen is to breathing. It’s fantastic, as are the other recipes I’ve tried. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRECISE INSTRUCTIONS AND YOUR INSIGHT! If it tastes weak, add a little more salt. Or is it meant to be served cold/cool? With differences in birds, pots and stoves there will always be some slight variations in cooking times, but that just-barely-cooked chicken is definitely what you should be looking for with this dish. Having found it, and seen all these comments, I felt compelled to say thank you. 🙂 The folks also loved them, and said they taste better than the one we get at the restaurant! Heat the chicken oil in a small saucepan until hot, the pour over the chilli mixture and stir to combine. Leftover carcass and condiments added to the leftover broth means I’ll have a tasty soup tomorrow as well 🙂. I made this for some girlfriends for lunch today. We had flavoursome soup to go with our chic and rice. I made it for potluck tonight. Maybe my taste buds were mucked up last night. I’ve tried this recipe so many times and has always been our fav so far! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFwb26y5o74. I stuck my thermometer in a few times during just to make sure it wasnt approaching boiling and registered 180-190ish degrees every now and then. My family is Hainanese, and my grandfather arrived in Malaysia from Hainan in around 1915. This was a perfect cure for homesickness, and beats some hawker stores as well. My all time favourite chicken rice. would like to ask, what cooking oil did you use? And, although I skipped the fat rendering part, I managed to produce some pretty killer flavours. as for the seasoning some are talking about my advice is just season it how you like it! I had no issues with flavour, it was by far one of the best dishes I’ve made this year. Over ten years I’ve been cooking this dish with countless renditions that came close, but not quite the real deal I remember from home. Reduce the heat to very low and add the chicken to the pot. While good enough to get me hooked – it always contained MSG – not good for me. Must not forget that the beauty of this dish is it’s delicate flavours. On nights when we’re short on time, my husband will often poach the breasts in a bit of gingered water and soy, with some fresh spring onion and beans, silken tofu and rice with our favourite chilli oil served on the side. Fabulous and very authentic, took my husband and I back to Singapore and Malaysia where we had this dish the first time.. Just a question though: Do you rinse the rice before cooking it in the chicken fat? !” 🙂, Adam. Thanks Adam! I followed your instruction exactly. Add the garlic and ginger stir until starting to brown, then strain through a sieve. The recipe would even be fine in a 10L pot (although a little weak in the stock) which is really about the limit for domestic pots. Rub the skin all over with the sesame oil. Buah Keluak Sambal 7. It was near perfect! IT IS THE MOST AUTHENTIC CHICKEN RICE RECIPE OUT THERE! thank you, hi Adam! Just wondering would there be a difference in flavour if I cooked a corn fed chicken? All using a heavy cleaver. Love your work! Tried the chicken and love it!! There should be enough flavour in the recipe as it is, but generally if you find that the flavour of a dish needs a bit more punch just check to make sure you’ve seasoned it correctly – that it’s salty enough. We follow your career with great interest and we loved your show too. This was delicious! Is. Its really the final hit of flavour that seals this dish. My family loves Hainanese chicken rice and I have tried various recipes from different websites and also had different tips from friends and family. To me this is Probably the best chicken dish in the world. I understand some may have commented about blandness and lack of punch, but I like to share the hidden brilliance I’ve found in this recipe that made the world of difference between the past ten years and what this recipe helped put up today. Meanwhile, for the rice, heat the oil in a wok over medium heat. Specific free-roaming chickens from the Hainanese town of Wenchang are fed on peanut bran, coconut and various other things and they are famed for their generous fat, flavourful meat and tender skin. Hainanese chicken rice. Thank god for Adam! Given my first time I left it at just below a normal (by western standards) simmer with barely a bubble here or there for exactly 45minutes then plunged in ice water etc. The recipe has been tested literally hundreds of times and is fine for almost any amount of water in any domestic pot, although obviously the stock will be stronger the less you use. Turn out cheaper then using 2 whole chickens. Property News:  A stunning Gordon's Bay home with an epic ocean outlook - domain.com.au. In closing, I’m truly appreciative that Adam has disclosed such closely guarded secrets to a great Hainanese chicken rice to people like me. Here's how to get it right. 168,392 people follow this. It uses the whole chicken from the oil to the stock to the meat, so it’s a dish that not only tastes … Please don’t overcook the chicken. Steam the rice for 60 minutes, or until tender. It’s taste fantastic, the whole family really enjoy it, rice, ginger chilli sauce, dressing oil, chicken especially soup. This process not only ensured a perfectly cooked chook, but also prevented the skin from breaking apart from overheating in boiling water! 1. Have one request by any chance you have the recipe of famous Hainanes Rice Candy ( rice crispy) with peanut and ginger taste. I made this dish tonight and it was a hit with the hubby. Hi Adam, thanks for the great recipe! Thanks for your comment and sorry for the late reply. All Rights Reserved. After chicken is cooked, dissected and some stock added to rice, I place the chicken frame back to the stock to boil further. Thanks! 50+ Adam Liaw chicken recipes. Thank you very much for this classic recipe. The key to this whole dish is seasoning the stock. Well-seasoned, the both is delicious! Thanks for the tips Adam! I have moved recently to USA and have had to start learning the malaysian street food so I don’t get depressed! Combine the rendered chicken oil with vegetable oil to make ½ a cup of oil. Hi Adam, can you please tell me where i can find the poultry hooks that you use in this recipe? To address what other commenters said about the broth being “weak”, I simply make a separate chicken broth (with leftover bones or supermarket-bought necks or wings) and add this to the stock from the poached chicken. I never had so much compliments from my family! I tried plastic wrapping the chicken after poaching but that didn’t work too well for me as it ended up “cooking” the chicken further as it was still hot. Might be a simple question however I am a amateur. The skin ended up firm and gelatinous.. the breast meat was so tender! One question i do have is where can i get those poultry hooks from? I saw this in your cookbook and its next on my list of things to make. Its amazing how simple it is yet how flavorful. If you have poultry hooks, use them to hang the chickens in the pot (see video below). "This versatile sauce is a perfect accompaniment to all kinds of chicken dishes. I made some chicken stock beforehand and used that to poach the chicken, condiments were so good & the rice was fantastic. I am looking forward to trying this. One popular sauce is made from salt-fermented crushed yellow chillies. The orange-coloured ginger and chilli sauce served with Hainanese chicken rice in Southeast Asia is an adaptation of this. There is variation where they fry the chicken , but I think the poached is just perfect. I cooked the chicken for a little longer with a meat thermometer but found the breast too tough. Combine the dark soy sauce, Shaoxing wine, ginger juice, and rub all over the chicken as well. Hi Adam, I have been following your Destination Flavour China and am looking to try the dip with the calamansi lime preserved in salt, calamansi juice and chilli. I love the completeness of this dish. Chop breast into even pieces. My only query was in regards to the way the chicken was cooked. So tasty, much better than what I have tasted from restaurants!! It won’t taste bad, but it might just look a bit funny. Sooooooo gooooood!!! The flavour of chilli in this sauce is more important than the heat. I’m under the impression that you shouldn’t eat poultry unless it is fully cooked…what is your thought on this? (I’m almost certain this is your problem.) I used some leftover homemade chicken stock to cook the chicken in this time around and the flavour was primo. Just another happy customer checking in to say what a great recipe this is – thanks for sharing – you’ve definitely immortalised your grand mother in a great way. 170,489 people like this. I discovered in Singapore. A friend gave me your recipe book two nights ago and I was inspired to cook this recipe last night… SO YUMMY… And my 7 year old son loved it too! There’s nothing wrong with it, but that’s just my personal preference in terms of flavour. Try adding a little “Tianjin Preserved Radish” (these come in a brown stoneware crock) and shredded wombok. So, real talk, when you make this for your family, how long do you actually leave it in and/or what temperature do you cook at? Reserve the chicken oil. We asked Liaw for his five top food recommendations, and he was all too happy to oblige us. You can add a teaspoon of that to the stock while cooking if you like, but I prefer not to. Using the poultry hook (or slotted ladle), carefully lift the chicken out of the pan, ensuring you don’t break the skin, and plunge into a large bowl or sink of salted iced water. Made this tonight and it was amazing!!! Please open your Sydney restaurant soon so we can all come and visit it!). One day I might film a video of my own explaining it. Immediately reduce the heat to a very low simmer and cover with a lid. hello there! Thank you Adam! A fitting peasant dish that had once made it to the grand finals of Masterchef Australia, and continue to thwart the most seasoned of home cooks out there! Am so glad I found it – I might have to buy your cookbook: for me and my mum and maybe some friends too. The key to cooking the chicken is to cook it gently. Haha. Where did you buy the wooden chicken hanger in your video??? I cooked hainan chicken rice based on your recipe and it’s great. You can vary the amount of stock depending on the consistency of the chilli sauce you’re after. Cheers. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Soul chicken! For the dressing, combine the ingredients with about half a cup of the stock from cooking the chicken. 🙂. Thank you for this recipe. I remember the first time I asked my grandma how to cut a cooked chicken she just looked at me and said, “You just cut it! I can’t understand why restaurants bother with msg when this recipe can produce something with such tasty flavours. To reserve your seat, register atÂ, The best bubbles to pop at the stroke of midnight, Add some extra sparkle to your NYE celebrations. Hope you are safe. It’s been 10 weeks since the lockdown started in my country (PH), and I haven’t been out of the house. Today’s lunch. 7. YUM! You can use any ingredients you like for fried rice although the basis is usually chicken, egg and rice. Thanks, Van. Log In. So let’s break it down, Singapore-style Essentially, Hainanese chicken rice is made up of four key players- poached chicken, the rice cooked in a chicken broth, a side soup and a selection of dipping sauces - chilli, ginger and thick soy. seemed to work well. While the rice is cooking, carve the chicken for serving. I followed the measurements pretty closely – is there some way to make the flavour of the chicken stock a little more intense? Removing wing and trim and discard any neck. Thanks heaps! To make the curry sauce, blend together the onions, chillies, garlic, ginger and fish sauce or shrimp paste to a smooth paste. A slow, gentle simmer for 45 minutes will produce chicken with a very pale pink blush to the meat and the inside of the thigh bones should be bright pink. I’m of Latin descent and I have never been able to cook rice perfectly to save my life. I plan on trying that next time but was wondering what you do given your clear love of chicken rice, rich chicken rice heritage and awesome instructions. Now I live in country Victoria and it might as well be Mars when it comes to finding authentic Asian dining, so I’ve had to satisfy the craving by trialling numerous recipes in search of the elusive subtlety which characterises this dish. The dish was so easy to make and tasted authentic the only problem I had was I felt everything could have used a little more salt but that could just be me 🙂 will definitely be printing out this recipe! What is it called?? If you find the stock, chicken, rice or sauces taste a little insipid, it is because the stock is not correctly seasoned. 1. your recipe looks yummy,, anyway how to make a roasted hainanese chicken ?? Key Tips for Hainanese Chicken Rice. This. Heat your oven to 200C. Cooking this for them made me feel a sense of comfort and normalcy. I think I overlooked it slightly but it was still lovely. Add MSG. I tried the rest of it today and it was awesome. He got the Hainan, Pingback: This week from Caroola Farm – Caroola Farm, The condiments make this dish, and I’ve used this recipe many times & it’s worked well. Hainanese chicken rice is usually served with a bowl of soup. Poach the chicken again to bring it back up to room temperature, Add water and chicken into the big pot, cook for 4 hours, Cook the strained liquid with bamboo shoot for 45 minutes, Smash the meat a little to make it bouncier, Steam the crab and separate the crab fat, put the crab meat aside, Blend all ingredients together, including the seasoning and crab fat, Blend the garlic and ginger, add oil and fry till the oil splits and fragrant, Add ABC sauce, once boiling, turn down the heat to a simmer, Add buah keluak meat, cook till oil splits, Blend altogether, add oil and fry till oil splits and fragrant, Add salt to carrot and cucumber, mix and leave it for 15-20minutes, Wash away the salt to remove the moisture, Dry the carrot and cucumber and add in the achar rempah, white wine vinegar, sugar and lastly mix in the pineapples, On Thursday 22 February, Adam Liaw (Destination Flavour) and Anna Polyviou (Shangri-La Sydney) in Sydney will be teaming up with Malcom Lee (Candlenut) and Janice Wong (2am:dessertbar) in Singapore, to serve a special menu inspired by the Lion City. 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