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Hainanese Chicken Rice

Now that I’m cooking again, I’m back to blogging about favourites in the kitchen, which is Hainanese Chicken Rice.

Hainanese Chicken Rice is one of our favourite home-cooked dishes and you can prepare it with Asian Gourmet’s instant sauces (No added MSG, no artificial colours), which a beautiful Mom with two handsome sons, posted to me all the way from Singapore (love!!!).

Many people say that Singaporean food is tasteless but nope, I can personally vouch the authenticity of the chicken rice mix of Asian Gourmet – 100% original taste of Hainanese Chicken Rice!!! Cured my homesickness immediately ^_^

I have also tried Prima Taste Singapore Hainanese Chicken Rice Ready To Cook Sauce Kit (Pack of 2), which provides 6 flavourful oils and sauces, just add chicken and rice to enjoy!  Contains no added preservatives.

Serves 5 – 7 portion(s)


Pack consists of
– Hainanese Chicken Rice Premix
– Hainanese Chicken Rice Fragrance Oil
– Sesame Soya Sauce Oil
– Chilli Sauce
– Chicken Rice Ginger Sauce
– Chicken Rice Dark Soya Sauce

After Asian Gourmet’s I have steamed chicken with the is best paired with Taho’s Lemon Chilli Sauce (Made in Singapore).

I was introduced to this delicious chilli sauce when a Singaporean mom moved back home and she gave me LOADS OF STUFF including 2 sauces: another was a sambal and this, which we LOVE!

How do I describe this sauce?

It’s something like the dipping sauce you’d get with a nice plate of Hainanese chicken rice, but thicker, richer and more pungent.Taho-Lemon-Chilli-Sauce-made-in-Singapore

As you can see, the label itself shows that the lemon chilli sauce include garlic, ginger, red chillies and what look like limau kasturi (calamansi)? They’re marketing it as “lemon” 🙂 Whatever – it’s INCREDIBLE!

Ingredients.
Fresh Chilli, Chilli Padi,Garlic,Ginger,Lemon, Sodium Benzoate,Sugar,Salt.

We’ve used it as a dipping sauce for home-cooked Hainanese chicken rice and also for grilled meats. Yummy! You can try it out if you can get your hands on it.

If you have tasted Nando’s Peri-peri sauces, then you’ll understand that garlicky, lemony, tangy chilli taste that I am talking about >_<

In case you can’t find the lemon chilli sauce, I think that this set of Nando’s peri-peri sauces would be a close second. Makes a nice gift too!

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