Claypot Chicken Rice without Claypot Recipe

Claypot Chicken Rice (without Claypot) recipe - I love claypot chicken rice but I am too lazy to cook it from scratch. So, for convenience purposes, I used rice cooker.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Claypot Chicken Rice
Servings 4 people
Calories 565 kcal


  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 skinless chicken breast & 2 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 stalk scallion, chopped
  • 3 inches ginger, peel the skin and chop into thin strips
  • 6 shitake mushrooms, soak in hot water for 30 minutes and cut into halves
  • 1 piece salted fish, cut into small pieces
  • 2 Chinese sausage, sliced, (optional)

Seasoning for chicken:

Seasoning for rice:


  1. Chop the chicken breast and chicken drumsticks into pieces.

  2. Add the chicken seasoning and mix well. Marinate for an hour in the fridge.

  3. Rinse and clean the rice in a rice cooker as if you are making steamed rice after the chicken is marinated for an hour.

  4. Add the rice seasoning and cooking oil into the rice and start cooking the rice.

  5. At the same time, heat up a wok with some cooking oil. Add in the chicken and shitake mushrooms.

  6. Quickly stir-fry the chicken until half-cooked. Add in the chopped scallions. Dish out and set aside.

  7. Deep fry the salted fish and set aside.

  8. Add the chicken into the rice cooker when the rice is almost dry (about 7-8 minutes) and continue to cook till rice is completely cooked.

  9. Leave the rice cooker on "Stay Warm" for 15 - 20 mintues before serving.

  10. Top the chicken rice with fried salted fish and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Claypot Chicken Rice without Claypot Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 565 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 1576mg 66%
Potassium 444mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 80g 27%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 0.6%
Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 3.2%
Iron 10.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.