Hainan Chicken & Rice

Tender Hainan chicken and a flavorful rice made easy with one rice cooker that cooks ingredients to their optimal textures. 

Level: 2
Prep time: 30min
Cook time: 1hr 10min


  • Soy sauce: 2T
  • Lime juice: 2T
  • Chopped garlic: 2T
  • Chopped ginger: 1T
  • Sliced onion: 1/4c
  • Chopped serrano chili: 2T
  • White sugar: 1t
  • Sesame oil: 1 teaspoon
  • Low sodium chicken stock: 3c
  • Quartered chicken thigh & leg: 2 pieces
  • Long grain rice: 2c
  • Chopped garlic: 3T
  • Chopped ginger: 1T


  1. Place rice, garlic, ginger, and stock into the pot and stir together.
  2. Then place chicken on top of rice and set cooker to [RICE] for 50min.
  3. To make the sauce place soy, lime juice, garlic, ginger, chili, and sugar and sesame oil into the bowl and mix together.
  4. Once rice/ chicken is complete, spoon rice on to plate and place chicken on top of rice.
  5. Spoon on sauce mixture and enjoy.


You won't need a heating pressure rice cooker for this dish, so look into a basic rice cooker like CUCKOO's 6-Cup Basic Rice Cooker (CR-0671V) to make the perfect Hainan Chicken and Rice.

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