In this solo cooking adventure, Gary adapts a traditional Singapore chicken dish to one more to his liking.
I don’t remember the first time I had Hainanese Chicken Rice but I know I’ve always loved it. After all, we’re talking about nicely cooked chicken atop rice that’s been cooked with the water the chicken once took a hot bath in. It may seem weird to eat boiled chicken, considering most Americans eat their chicken roasted or fried but we’re not talking about making a soup here – no boiling the chicken to within an inch of its life! Okay, we’re actually boiling the chicken but rather poaching it so it’s not so weird. Also, there is a sort of soup that will result from poaching the chicken but we’ll just be using it for flavoring the rice. [...]