Chicken rice? No way

Foodies have called a Hainanese chicken rice recipe published in The Guardian an abomination. The Sunday Times tested the recipe and the verdict is...

A hullabaloo over Hainanese chicken rice has been simmering over the past week. And no, it is not about which hawker stall does it better.

A recipe for one of Singapore's beloved national dishes, paid for by British grocer Waitrose & Partners, was published in British newspaper The Guardian on Oct 3.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 14, 2018, with the headline 'Chicken rice? No way'. Print Edition | Subscribe