You already know PappaRich is the favorite go-to restaurant for Asian and Peranakan cuisines, but did you know that it also has a bowl of good Hainanese chicken rice on the menu? Their Hainanese chicken rice menu is served with Roasted Chicken along with a cute stack of bean sprouts, chicken broth, and 3 mainstay condiments like sweet soy sauce, chili, and garlic paste.
*Multiple outlets in Kemang Village, Mal Kelapa Gading, Lippo Mall Puri, Pantai Indah Kapuk, Green Ville
6. Bubur Ayam Mangga Besar 1
Aside from the porridge, this restaurant is also known best for their Hainanese chicken rice. It is really appetizing and served with a choice of poached chicken, roasted chicken, liver gizzard, duck egg, cakwe (long curler), and spicy shrimp paste to elevate the dish. Try it out with salted fermented vegetables for that extra crunch factor. Just be prepared for a fight, as the place is usually packed especially during dinner time.
*Multiple outlets in Mangga Besar and Pluit
7. RM Yense
RM Yense serves Hainanese chicken rice in a different approach. It is their most sought-after item on the menu. The generous toppings of honey glazed charsiu, grilled chicken, siobak, balado fried potato, egg, and all completed with pork skin crackers plus rich gravy. It’s all going well with the ever-fragrant rice that has established its own fan base.
Jl. Pluit Karang Jelita I Blok T4 Selatan No. 14A, Muara Karang, Penjaringan, Jakarta Utara
8. Toast Box
Toast Box is a popular restaurant that serves the best of Singaporean and Malaysian cuisines. One of them is Hainanese chicken rice that you need to go after fast because it’s usually sold out. Tender chicken is steamed to perfection, served with their secret recipe of chili sauce, and fragrant chicken rice.
*Multiple outlets in Puri Indah Mall, Gandaria City, Mal Taman Anggrek, Kota Kasablanka, Mal Kelapa Gading, Emporium Pluit Mall, Pasaraya Grande