Take a Break From Street Hawker Stalls and Restaurants to Enjoy Authentic Hainanese Chicken and Rice at Home!

Hainanese chicken rice, a popular dish among both natives of Singapore and overseas visitors, is generally served at a number of events, coffee shops, restaurants and even street hawker stalls, however, whether you are a native of Singapore and are revisiting and would like to rekindle childhood memories or you just simply want to enjoy the national dish for a weeknight meal, you don’t have to attend a special event or location to enjoy it. Instead, try this authentic Hainanese Chicken Recipe which originated in China, the origin of this dish. Ingredients Kampong chicken White rice Chili dipping sauce Kosher salt Fresh ginger, chopped Green onions, chopped Garlic, chopped Siracha Lime Sugar Fresh herbs Directions 1. Begin with a fist full of kosher salt. Thoroughly massage the salt into the chicken skin to season the chicken and help release any build up inside the chicken. Once you have thoroughly exfoliated and detoxed the chicken, pat the chicken dry with a clean towel or paper cloth. The skin should be smooth and taut. 3. Season the outside as well as the inside with salt. Be generous with the salt because it will be used to season the water too. Next, stuff the inside of the chicken with the ginger and green onions. 4. Place the chicken in a large pot. Fill the pot with just enough water to cover the chicken by about 1 inch. It’s is okay if some of the stuffing falls out. Bring the water to a boil, then reduce the heat down to a simmer. Use a scum skimmer to remove any skum. 5. Once the...