6-Day Club Med at Home Cooking Challenge

Be a master chef at your own home. Check out these curated recipes from our Club Med G.Os and try making these delectable dishes for the whole family. Green curry, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Smiling Sablés – there’s always something for everyone to try in this home cooking challenge. Share your moment and don’t forget to share your dish with us on our FB Page with #ClubMedatHome

Hainanese Chicken Rice

by Chef Puchon

• 1 whole chicken
• 1 scallion, cut into 1-inch pieces
• 4 slices peeled ginger
• 6TBS olive oil
• 6 to 8 cloves garlic
• 4 cups long-grain rice
• 1TSP fine salt

Chilli Sauce:

• 3TBS lemon juice
• 2TBS chopped fresh red chilies
• 5 cloves garlic, chopped
• Salt

Cooking time: 2 hours
Serving size: 4 people

1. Make the Chicken and Rice: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, Stuff the cavity of the chicken with the scallion and ginger. Add the chicken to the boiling water, breast side-down.
Lower the heat and cook, covered, until just cooked through, about 40 minutes.
2. Transfer the chicken to an ice water bath for about 5 to 6 minutes.
3. Drain. De-bone the chicken and cut into bite-sized pieces. Reserve the chicken stock, and
keep hot.
4. Heat the oil in a saucepan. add the garlic and stir-fry until fragrant. add the rice and stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes, add enough hot reserved chicken soup to reach 1/2- inch above the top of the rice. Bring to the boil, add the salt, and lower the heat to low, cover, and steam until cooked, about 30 minutes.
5. Whisk 1/4 cup of the hot chicken stock into the chili sauce.
6. Arrange the rice and poached chicken on a platter and drizzle with the chili sauce.

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