Chicken Rice

Chicken Rice is a great and famous food in Singapore. You can find Chicken rice when you reached Singapore at the basement, Terminal 3, Changi Airport.

You can find top chicken rice at Clarke Quay at the central of Singapore, the place you most probably will be touring.

21 New Bridge Rd, Singapore 059388

The most famous Chicken Rice in Singapore can be found at Tian Tian Chicken Rice:

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice
Maxwell Food Centre #01-10/11, 1 Kadayanallur Street, Singapore 069184

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You can cook your own chicken rice at home:

Chicken Rice

1 chicken (1 kg) 
3 cloves garlic 
3 slices ginger
just enough water to cover chicken in a tight-fitting pot (approximatly 2-3 litres up)
1 stalk of spring onion
Chicken Rice
50 grams chicken skin optional
400g long-grain white rice
480 ml chicken broth
4 cloves garlic
2 slices ginger
1/2 chicken stock
Suggestion: Buy a few chicken drumstick , remove the skin for making chicken rice. 
(A) Aromatics for chicken rice
3 pandan leaves tied in a knot optional
Drizzling Sauce
50g chicken broth
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp light soy sauce
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins


  • Clean the chicken by rubbing salt all over the skin and cavity. Rinse the salt thoroughly with water. Salt o taste.
  • Stuff chicken cavity with 3 garlic and 3 slices of ginger, and a stalk of spring onions
  • In a good fitting pot, add just enough water to cover the chicken and bring it to boil.
  • turn heat to low then simmer for 30 minutes.
  • transfer to ice water for 5 minutes
  • Put Chicken skin and stir fry until fat is rendered from skin (optional . Put oil, ginger and garlic and stir until golden brown.
  • Add in rice stir until well combine
  • Put in rice cooker and add chicken stock and pandan leaves. Add 480 ml of chicken broth. Set rice cooker to cook.
  • Combine 50g of chicken broth, 1 tablespoon of seasame oil and 1 teaspoon of light soya sauce
  • Chicken soup add sme salt. Add chicken and rice to plate. Chilli sauce see recipe. Ginger sauce see recipe

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I cooked chicken rice in 2014. I cooked the chicken in 2019.


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