Chicken Rice or Khao Man Gai is one of savory Thai food dishes. It is eaten throughout the country and is very popular among Thai people to eat for lunch and dinner.
Chicken Rice stalls are generally found easily as you will see the boiled chicken hung in front of the restaurant. Most of chicken rice restaurants sell not only boiled chicken, as they usually offer grilled chicken and fried chicken as well.
Ingredients for Chicken Rice
Rice: Rice used for this dish is glutinous rice. Rice is usually mixed with chopped ginger, chopped garlic and oil while cooking.
Chicken: Boiled chicken is the main ingredient. Some restaurants will serve it together with liver and blood tofu. You can choose fried chicken or grilled chicken at most of the restaurants too. Fried Chicken Rice is called “Khao Man Gai Yang". Grilled Chicken Rice is called “Khao Man Gai Thod".
Few slices of cucumber are placed on the side.
Dipping Sauce is made of yellow soybean paste, thick soy sauce, chili, ginger, garlic and vinegar.
Fresh Coriander is sprinkled on chicken and broth.
Chicken Rice Price
You can expect to pay 35 baht for Chicken Rice and 50 baht for Mixed Chicken Rice at local street restaurant.