Claypot Chicken Rice Recipe with Rice Cooker 砂锅鸡饭秘方电饭煲版

Fail Safe “Claypot” Chicken Rice Recipe with Rice Cooker

Do you know we can actually cook Claypot Chicken Rice at home without using a claypot? The answer is yes, you can. Instead of buying a claypot to cooking the rice with the claypot, not knowing how to control the temperature of cooking with a claypot, under-cooked rice, burned rice and the list goes on. Worry not! Simply use your rice cooker, you could actually mimic the similar process of claypot chicken rice with a rice cooker! Here is how you do it!

Lead Time : 45 minutes

Serve 2

Ingredients

  • 1 pcs of Whole Chicken Leg
  • 1 inches knob of Ginger
  • 5 clove of Garlic
  • 4 clove of Shallot
  • 1 tbsp of Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tbsp of Fish Sauce
  • 1 tbsp of Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp of Thick Soy Sauce (Dark Soy Sauce)
  • 2 tbsp of Shao Xing Wine
  • 1 cup of Rice

Preparation

  1. Clean and chop chicken into bite size.
  2. Peel and finely chop ginger, garlic and shallot together. Or simply use a blender or food processor.
  3. Add a pinch of salt into blended ginger, garlic and shallot. Thoroughly mix the salt in.
  4. Use your hand and squeeze the juice from blended ginger, garlic and shallot. Put aside the ginger, garlic and shallot.
  5. Add oyster sauce, fish sauce, soy sauce, thick soy sauce and shao xing wine into the juice and mix well.
  6. Add chopped chicken into marinate and let marinate in the refrigerator until the rice is cooked.
  7. Fry the squeezed ginger, garlic and shallot to golden. Strain and leave aside.

Cooking

  1. Rinse rice with tap water and add water in accordance to the package’s instruction. (See tips below on how to cook rice)
  2. Cook the rice with the rice cook on regular setting.
  3. Once the rice is cooked, place marinated chicken on top of the cooked rice and pour 5 tbsp of the marinate in to cooked rice.
  4. Set rice cooker to regular cooking and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. In a heap, add fried ginger, garlic and shallot on top. Keep covered and cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Remove rice from rice cooker and serve.

Tips

  • Different type of rice will require different measurement of water. However the general rule of thumb for cooking rice is 1 portion of rice with 1 portion of water.

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