Apr
3
2013

Kampar Claypot Chicken Rice Recipe

Last week during the one week school holidays, I was on a cooking spree. I tried loads of new recipes. One of them was this Kampar Claypot Chicken Rice by Debbie Teoh. I watched her YouTube tutorial and it looked so easy, with most of the ingredients not being too fancy that I have all of them in my kitchen at all times (except the claypot >_<)

Chicken marinate ingredients:

1) 500 grams chicken whole leg cut into bite pieces
2) 1 teaspoon salt
3) 1 teaspoon sesame oil
4) 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
5) 1/4 teaspoon dark soya sauce
6) 1/4 teaspoon pepper
7) 1 teaspoon sgar
8) 1 teaspoon cornflour
9) 1 tablespoon ginger juice
Claypot chicken rice recipe
Mix them all together in a bowl and let it marinate for at least half an hour in the refrigerator.

For the rice

1) 300 grams of rice (washed until water runs clear)
2) 420ml water

Simmer for about 10 minutes.
Claypot chicken rice recipe

While the rice is cooking, mix up the drizzling sauce.

Drizzling sauce ingredients:

1) 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
2) 1/2 tablespoon dark soy sauce
3) 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
4) 1 teaspoon sesame oil
5) 2 tablespoon hot water

Once rice is cooked, add in marinated chicken. You may add salted fish and chinese sausages if you want. Pour some of the drizzling sauce and cover. Lower the heat and leave it for another 10 to 15 minutes. Do not open the lid right now. 
Debbie Teoh's Claypot chicken rice recipe

The claypot chicken rice is now done.

I cheated and used rice cooker instead of a claypot as I don’t have a claypot at home yet. Now that I know this recipe rocks and both Darling and Ethan love it to bits, I’ll definitely go and get a good claypot soon as I want to see how much more fragrant can it get using a genuine claypot :D

blanched beansprout

I served the claypot chicken rice with freshly blanched beansprout. Recipe here.

I got a feeling I’ll be dishing this out really often during the weekends in the future :)

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    Merryn, like this one very much. I notice you use short grain rice.

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    Merryn Reply:

    Very sharp eyes you have there. Yes, I used short grain rice bcoz Ethan loves it this way. He said like eating Loh Mai Kai! Haha!

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    War…kampar claypot chicken rice. Yum! Yum! :D

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    seems very easy eh… not sure if it works on rice cooker or not. No claypot at home :(

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    Merryn Reply:

    It works weh. I used rice cooker wat.. :D

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    hungry liao . . . lol, the taste is de same with claypot taste? XD

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    Merryn Reply:

    Kian Fai,

    I have never eaten CLAYPOT before so I don’t know how a claypot tastes like! Muahahahahaha. :P

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    I’ll def. bookmark any recipe that do not require cin cin chau chau and oil splatters wan haha!

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    Your chicken rice looks good. In fact, you are good in cooking and baking. You have hidden talent in cooking.

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    wowww so simpleee! i wanna try too! lol

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    OOHH! I used to cook this when i was in Perth, i do add in hell lot of dried shitake mushrooms and chicken breast instead of chicken thigh, best with chopped deep fried garlic and sambal!

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    Merryn Reply:

    Ken, I dont like chicken breast. I find them very tough and dry. I only take thigh and drumstick :)

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    i will definitely try. Thanks :-)

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    i would say..add the xiao hing wine or chinese wine ..more wangi

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    Merryn Reply:

    I agree but that is one thing I dont always have in my kitchen :(

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