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Hainanese chicken rice was dubbed "First chicken" in Lion Island and worth the tourists reached Singapore thousands of kilometers to enjoy.

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Hainanese chicken rice is one of the traditional dishes of Singapore. Rice dishes simple but attractive over the years. Boiled chicken This recipe is kind of thin layers of fat and meat fat between skin layers, ending with chili sauce, served with rice cooked fragrant chicken broth flexible. Eat chicken melted in your mouth soft, sweet tasty gravy stimulate all the senses.


Hainanese chicken rice is a dish best bold chicken chicken dishes in the world, is not ashamed "First chicken".


When Hainanese migrated to Singapore in mid-19th century, they only serve the British colonialists or assisting in the cafeteria. Often serving Hainanese chicken rice landlord. They think simple boiled chicken dishes will satisfy every taste different. Chicken rice story began to change when the Japanese occupation in World War 2. He was forced to leave Singapore and Hainan people lost their jobs. When that first chicken rice restaurant was born to make a living.


Tian Tian chicken rice shop 30 years of age at Maxwell food area, Singapore is the perennial food shop, received much praise from the world-famous chefs like Anthony Bourdani and Gorden Ramsay.


By sharing her Foo - bartender Tian Tian, ​​the chicken is boiled for about one hour and then soaking in ice water. This will help keep the chicken flavor and beautiful stretch skin.


After the cold soak for about 30 minutes, the chicken was brought to hang dry in the next 30 minutes and then cut to bring presents to the rice.


Water has been taken to blow chicken boiled rice, soup preparations and chili sauce added. Chicken fat mixed with sesame oil remaining spreadable bring up chicken before serving diners disc. The total completion time of about 2 hours chicken rice. However, traditional secret decisions nicely flavored chicken can not disclose.


Chatterbox is the senior diner near Orchard Road, where constantly won awards for Hainanese chicken rice.


From first glance, chicken rice here is not much different from the version in the shop Tian Tian except rice which is in the bowl expensive plating.


"The most important part of the article is not that's chicken rice. Rice must aromatic", innkeeper Chatterbox share. "With lemon grass, ginger, garlic and pineapple leaf, savory rice to separate the edible tasty". Chicken Rice at Chatterbox tasty and has enough flavor as in Tian Tian. However with 4 times more expensive, you get more order of rice, luxury dining and chicken meat from Malaysia. Chicken meat is softer and more flavoursome.


"In the past, people often use old hens laying eggs for chicken rice all. Therefore to ensure a richer chicken flavor as possible, they use water in the rice and chicken broth. More possible "Chatterbox restaurant owner tells the origin Hainanese chicken rice. Chicken rice dish is full of nutrients and saving.


One of the first chicken rice shop from the time it is Yet Con (25 Purvis Street) appearing from 1940. Currently the shop is still in the old address and serve traditional chicken rice. Chicken rice here is not sauce of sesame oil on the surface.


In the 1970s, early 1980s, started chicken rice with sesame sauce more like today to add to the appeal. But rice store Yet Con, chicken rice retains version 1949. A big difference in the chicken Yet I do not let dry naturally in the freezer, dry chicken than chicken feed new style.

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