Easy, aromatic and perfect for dinner. This easy ginger chicken and rice recipe served with simple soy dressing is a weeknight dinner dream.
Keyword Chicken and rice, Ginger chicken, ginger chicken and rice
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Total Time 35minutes
Author Alida Ryder
2tspflaky sea salt
1tspcracked black pepper
For the soy dressing
fresh cilantro / coriander
Season chicken generously with salt and pepper.
Place a large, deep pan over medium heat, add a splash of oil and add the chicken thighs, skin-side down.
Allow to brown for 5-7 minutes until deep golden brown. Carefully turn over and cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
In the same pan, add the ginger and garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the rice and stir to coat the rice in the oil.
Pour in the water and bring to a simmer. Place the chicken thighs on top of the rice then cover and allow to simmer gently for 10-15 minutes until the water has been absorbed and the rice and chicken are fully cooked.
Combine the soy sauce and rice vinegar and set aside.
Serve the ginger chicken and rice with sliced cucumber and fresh herbs. Drizzle the dressing over the chicken and rice.