Chicken Rice Ginger Sauce
This is the recipe for the ginger sauce that accompanies Hainanese chicken rice. To me, the ginger sauce is as important a condiment as the chicken rice chilli sauce. It’s so yummy that I can eat it on its own! Some hawker stalls provide a small portion of the ginger sauce. If you takeaway chicken rice, they will usually give it to you only upon request. I suppose it’s the cost factor! Well at home, you can have a generous serving of ginger sauce, especially if you don’t take chilli.
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Apart from Hainanese chicken rice, the ginger sauce goes well with steamed chicken too.
The home-made version is really fast and easy with a food processor (pictured above). You can also adjust the consistency and texture of the sauce to your liking. For example, for a more watery and finer sauce like mine, add more broth and/or blend a bit more. For a chunkier version, don’t over-blend.