- Heat a large pot over medium-high. Add canola oil, then chicken. Cook until golden brown, 2 to 3 min per side. Transfer chicken to a plate. Add garlic, ginger and rice to pot. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 min. Add broth. Stir in hoisin and chili-garlic sauce. Arrange mushrooms and chicken over rice and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, until rice is almost tender, 10 to 12 min.
- Remove lid. Lay greens over chicken and rice. Cover and continue simmering until greens are just tender, about 5 more min. Drizzle sesame oil over finished dish before serving.
FRAGRANT CHICKEN RICE
Pair it with: A complex grape.
Although the variety is native to France’s northern Rhone valley, some of the world’s oldest marsanne vines grow in Tahbilk in Australia’s Victoria region. This is a fabulously multi-layered wine that complements Asian flavours.
Our pick: p 244 Tahbilk Marsanne, Australia, $17.
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