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Clay pot chicken with macadamias and rice

clay pot chicken with macadamias and rice

This hotpot is great for both everyday meals and impressing dinner guests.

2 tablespoons macadamia oil
½ teaspoon sesame oil
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine (Chinese cooking wine)
1 tablespoon sugar
½ teaspoon white pepper
1 tablespoon cornflour

500g chicken thigh fillets, fat trimmed, cut into small cubes
2 cups long-grain rice, rinsed, drained
3 cups chicken stock
3 Chinese-style sausages (Lup Chong), thinly sliced
6 dried shitake mushrooms, soaked for 30 minutes or until softened
4cm knob ginger, finely chopped
4 garlic cloves, finely sliced
1 large red chilli, finely sliced
¾ cup macadamias, roasted, finely chopped
4 green onions, thinly sliced


Soak a clay pot in water for 24 hours before using.

Combine all the marinade ingredients and pour over the chicken, mixing well. Set aside.

Put the rice in the clay pot with the chicken stock, cover and cook over low heat with a heat diffuser for about 20 minutes.

Spread the chicken with the marinade, sausages, mushrooms, ginger, garlic, chilli and macadamias on top of the rice. Cover and cook for another 10 minutes.

Remove from the heat and fold everything through the rice, sprinkle with green onions and serve.

Categories: everyday

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