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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


  • 1 skinless chicken breast and 2 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 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 stalk scallion, chopped
  • 1 piece salted fish, cut into small pieces
  • 2 Chinese sausage, sliced, (optional)

Chicken Seasoning:

Rice Seasoning:


  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. After the chicken is marinated for an hour, rinse and clean the rice in a rice cooker as if you are making steamed rice.

  4. Add the Rice Seasoning into the rice, stir to combine well. Start cooking the rice.

  5. Heat up a wok with the cooking oil. Add in the ginger, then follow by the chicken and shiitake mushrooms.

  6. Quickly stir fry the chicken until the surface turns white and half-cooked. Add in the chopped scallion, 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 until 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*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 1576mg69%
Potassium 444mg13%
Carbohydrates 80g27%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.