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Reheating hainanese chicken

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Sarah Dec 10, 2004 07:01 PM

How would you reheat hainanese chicken and the rice w/o a microwave oven?

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    Melanie Wong RE: Sarah Dec 10, 2004 09:33 PM

    You can steam the rice to reheat it. However, the chicken tastes best at room temperature, imo.

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      Sarah RE: Melanie Wong Dec 10, 2004 10:28 PM

      I finally reheated the rice in a pot w/a couple of tsps of leftover ckn broth over low heat and put the chicken in a 200 oven for about 5 mins, just to take the chill off. It was as good as the first day, not overcooked at all. Did make a new batch of scallion-ginger sauce though.

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        the food guy RE: Sarah Dec 11, 2004 05:04 PM

        what is hainanese chicken? It sounds like something I should be making. Got a good recipe?

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          Sarah RE: the food guy Dec 11, 2004 07:20 PM

          Check out posts below re above dtd 12/08/04. Sorry, don't know how to do the link thing.

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      Limster RE: Sarah Dec 12, 2004 12:17 AM

      My family made steamed rice every day, and one reheating trick used frequently was to place the stuff in bowl and place the bowl in rice cooker immediately after the rice was cooked. The residual heat from the rice cooker was a gentle way of reheating.

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