Hainanese Chicken Rice by Destination Asia Singapore

Looking for a little inspiration in the kitchen? We’ve got you covered with a Destination Asia recipe from Singapore. Each week we’ll bring you a new recipe idea from another country in our network, finishing the series with an 11 recipe Destination Asia Cook Book – all presented in a nice front and back covered PDF for you to download and keep!

This week we’re cooking up Hainanese chicken rice; a dish born out of frugality and created by servant-class immigrants trying to stretch the flavour of the chicken. The first chicken rice restaurants opened in Singapore during the Japanese occupation during World War II, when the British were forced out and their Hainanese servants lost their source of income. Today, Hainanese chicken rice is considered one of Singapore’s national dishes and is eaten “everywhere, every day”.

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