Thai Chicken Rice (Khao Mun Khai)

Thai Chicken Rice or Khao Mun Khai popular one plate dishes is a tasty Thai dish. Most we eat like a breakfast and It's always a popular choice for kids and adults. A super dish to eat on its own, this chicken rice recipe can also accompany other Thai food recipes. Enjoy!

  • 1 whole chicken (~450 grams) 
  • 5 cups jasmine rice (or long grain rice) 
  • 5 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed 
  • 3 pieces of ginger, peeled and crushed 
  • 1 tablespoon of salt 
  • coriander leaves (for garnishing) 
Ingredients for Thai Chicken Rice dipping sauce:
  • Boiling water in a large pot (put water just cover the chicken), also add 1 tablespoon of salt.
  • Wait until chicken is cooked, skimming the top for scum and excess fat. 
  • Remove the chicken from the pot and cut into well pieces. 
  • In a rice cooker, add 5 cups of rice (rinse if necessary). 
  • Then add chicken stock to cover the 5 cup mark. 
  • Add in the garlic and ginger, then turn on the switch to cook. 
  • Wait until the rice is cooked. 
  • While waiting for the rice, prepare the dipping sauce by mixing the soy sauce, dark soy sauce, yellow bean sauce, sugar, garlic, ginger and chile together. 
  • Stir until mixed well and transfer to a small serving cup. 
  • Serve rice with chicken pieces, dipping sauce, and fresh cucumber (sliced thinly). 
  • Garnish with coriander leaves on top before serving.