Served mainly in Singapore and Malaysia, this is a local specialty that's attributed to Chinese immigrants from the island of Hainan, off the coast of China. It’s a simple dish of poached chicken served with rice cooked in chicken broth that’s laden with ginger and garlic.
TIAN TIAN HAINANESE CHICKEN RICE, Maxwell Food Center, Singapore
|hailed by Anthony Bourdain as the best chicken rice in Singapore|
|About 230pm, past lunch time: a long line patiently waiting for their hainanese servings|
|1/4 chicken rice comes with a cup of chicken broth, sauce: chili - lime and ginger puree, and a thick sweet soy|