One-Pot Hainanese Chicken Rice

This one-pot Hainanese chicken rice recipe gets you the delicious, familiar flavors of the classic dish with less time and little effort!
4–6 servings
Wait Time
20 Mins
Active Time
25 Mins


Making authentic Hainanese chicken rice is not something you can casually do on a weeknight, but this recipe does it in less time and little effort, making it a great option for a weeknight dinner!

This one-pot Hainanese chicken rice recipe is not traditional. But what it is is an easy way to get all the delicious, familiar flavors of Hainanese chicken rice in a short amount of time, all done in one pot.

Hainanese Chicken Rice

  • 4–6 bone-in chicken thighs, skin and fat trimmed and saved
  • 2 tbsp neutral oil
  • 1 jar ginger scallion sauce, divided
  • 2 cups rice, washed
  • 3 cups chicken broth


  • 2 tbsp spring onions, chopped
  • dark soy sauce
  • chili sauce
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