One-Pot Ginger Chicken And Rice Recipe

One-Pot Ginger Chicken And Rice Recipe

How To Make One-Pot Ginger Chicken And Rice

Enjoy a simple, one-pot meal for dinner tonight by whipping up our tasty ginger chicken! Grab a bite of it with some jasmine rice and spicy scallion sauce.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Rest: 10 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



For Chicken and Rice:

  • 4chicken thighsbone-in, skin-on
  • ½yellow oniondiced small
  • 1gingergrated, 2 inches (5 cm)
  • 3garlic clovesminced
  • 1 ½cupsjasmine riceuncooked, rinsed well
  • 2 ½cupswater
  • 1tbspNakano® Natural Rice Vinegar
  • 1tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tspkosher saltplus more for seasoning chicken

For Scallion Sauce:

  • 6scallionsthinly sliced
  • ¼cupNakano Natural Rice Vinegar
  • ½tspsugar
  • ¼tspchili flakes


Chicken and Rice:

  1. Season chicken thighs on both sides with kosher salt.

  2. In a medium-low heated Dutch oven or pot, place chicken in, skin side down.

  3. Let cook for 5 minutes, then increase heat to medium-high and continue cooking until skin is golden brown and chicken thighs easily release from the pan, about 6 to 8 more minutes.

  4. Remove chicken and set aside.

  5. In the same pot with the chicken fat over medium-low heat, add onion, ginger, and garlic.

  6. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened and translucent, about 8 minutes.

  7. Stir in jasmine rice, water, Nakano® Natural Rice Vinegar, soy sauce, and 1 teaspoon kosher salt.

  8. Nestle chicken thighs into the rice, skin side up, making sure that the chicken is not fully submerged.

  9. Bring to a simmer, then cover pot and reduce heat to low.

  10. Cook for 20 minutes, then take pot off the heat and let rest for 10 minutes.

Scallion Sauce:

  1. Combine scallions, rice vinegar, sugar and chili flakes in a small bowl.

  2. Stir and use the back of a spoon to press down and lightly crush the scallions.

  3. Fluff rice, serve with the chicken and the scallion sauce, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 1186.92kcal
  • Fat: 33.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.11g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 158.09g
  • Fiber: 3.45g
  • Sugar: 5.41g
  • Protein: 46.27g
  • Cholesterol: 189.14mg
  • Sodium: 876.15mg
  • Calcium: 111.49mg
  • Potassium: 768.93mg
  • Iron: 9.90mg
  • Vitamin A: 56.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.66mg
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