How to make chicken rice in Hoi An


Hoi An chicken rice is one of the famous specialties of Quang Nam’s cuisine. Each grain of golden rice combined with chicken, papaya salad, garlic-rimmed chilli makes everyone fall in love.

With only two simple main ingredients, chicken and rice, in order to make a famous dish with a typical taste of Hoi, it is necessary to the sophistication and meticulousness of the cook.

With only two simple main ingredients, chicken and rice, in order to make a famous dish with a typical taste of Hoi, it is necessary to the sophistication and meticulousness of the cook. Image: Bui Thuy.

– Total time: 2 hours (preliminary preparation and preparation: 20 minutes, cooking: 40 minutes)

– Difficulty level: Medium

Servings: 4-5 people eat

Calorie content: 2280 kcal

1. Raw materials

a) For boiled chicken, shredded chicken

– Boiled chicken:

+ 1 silk roof, about 1.5-1.6 kg in the garden. This type of chicken is firm but soft, sweet without breaking, when boiled on golden, beautiful skin.

+ 1 tablespoon salt.

+ 1 small ginger root, crushed.

+ 1 small fresh turmeric or 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder.

3-4 dried onions.

– Shredded chicken, mixed onions

+ 1 onion, sliced, soaked in ice.

+ 2 cups of shredded chicken (after boiling).

Sauce mixture (according to family taste): 1/2 tablespoon fish sauce, 1/2 tablespoon sugar, 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice / or kumquat, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 2 garlic cloves, minced.

+ Lettuce

b) For turmeric rice

+ 200 grams of non-glutinous rice.

+ 1 handful of sticky rice.

+ 1 tablespoon cooking oil.

1/4 teaspoon salt.

+ 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder (if you want brown rice).

+ Minced garlic.

+ Chicken broth.

+ 1-2 pineapple leaves (sticky leaves).

c) Papaya and carrot salad:

+ 1 cup (small bowl) of shredded green papaya.

+ 1 cup (small bowl) of carrot.

+ 2 teaspoons of salt.

+ 2 teaspoons of sugar.

+ 1 teaspoon lemon juice.

+ Scallions, laksa leaves.

d) Other accompanying ingredients:

+ Hoi An chili sauce.

+ Chicken heart, depending on your preference, can be plated or fried with pineapple, bean sprouts.

+ Broth: Chicken, green onion broth.

Hoi An chicken rice is famous for its delicious taste, sweet, hunted chicken meat that is seasoned to the mouth, rice seeds are sticky, fragrant and golden thanks to being cooked with chicken broth.  Photo: Bui Thuy.

Hoi An chicken rice is famous for its delicious taste, sweet, hunted chicken meat that is seasoned to the mouth, rice seeds are sticky, fragrant and golden thanks to being cooked with chicken broth. Image: Bui Thuy.

2. How to:

a) How to make boiled chicken and shredded chicken

– Chicken clean, lightly rub with a little salt and lemon deodorant, rinse. Using fresh old turmeric to crush, rub lightly on the skin will help the chicken when boiled becomes natural yellow.

– Put the chicken in a deep bottom pot, add cold water to cover the chicken. Add crushed ginger, dried onions and boil. When the water is boiling, reduce the heat to remove the foam and simmer.

– After 5-7 minutes, turn off the heat, soak the chicken for 15-20 minutes, depending on the volume. This will help the chicken to stay hydrated, making the meat more juicy, sweet and fragrant, and at the same time, the chicken will not become red.

– When the water is a bit cold, take the chicken out, take a damp towel to keep the chicken covered will help skin shine more smoothly. If you want to have more yellow skin, you should use hot chicken fat mixed with turmeric powder, apply evenly to the skin.

– Wait for the chicken to cool, part cut to taste, one part (breast) shredded and marinated with 1/2 tablespoon fish sauce, 1/2 tablespoon sugar, 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice / or kumquat, 1 / 2 teaspoons pepper, 2 minced garlic cloves. Mix it all together, then wrap it with plastic wrap.

– The chicken bones, then continue to put in the pot of water to sweeten the water.

b) How to cook golden chicken rice:

+ Glutinous rice, clean and dry.

+ Non-aromatic garlic in a pan with a little cooking oil, let the rice have drained the water and roasted it for 30 seconds.

+ Then, put this rice in the rice cooker, add chicken broth, pineapple leaves, some salt and some turmeric (if you want to be more yellow) and cook. The cooked rice is soft, golden and shiny, fragrant with the smell of pineapple leaves (sticky leaves), and a bit fat, very attractive.

c) How to make chili sauce in Hoi An: Detailed recipe

d) How to make onion chicken salad: Onions after soaking in ice water (remove pungent odor), take out, drain. Then, mix with seasoned shredded chicken, mix well.

e) How to make papaya and carrot salad: Should do parallel when boiling chicken

+ Papaya, shredded carrots soaked with ice cold water mixed a little sugar until crispy about 15 minutes, picked out, well drained.

+ Put papaya, carrot in a bowl, add salt, sugar, lemon juice, scallions, coriander according to family taste. Mix.

f) How to make plating water:

+ Clean the chicken heart, slice it to taste and then marinate it with a little fish sauce, salt, and pepper for 10 minutes to infuse.

+ Non-aromatic garlic, stir-fry the heart of the chicken, add a little cashew oil to make it beautiful.

+ If you do not like making water, you can use fried chicken heart with pineapple or bean sprouts depending on your preference to eat.

g) Broth with: Use boiling chicken broth, add chopped green onions, taste appropriate taste again.

h) Present and enjoy: Scoop rice into a small bowl to compress into a mold and pour into a plate / or plate, add boiled chicken, shredded chicken with onion, papaya salad, sautéed chicken juice or chicken heart, add a little chilli and spicy garlic. add more appeal.

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