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The chickens used for original Hainan chicken rice in Hainan Island is special bred with local black grains from a county. It’s very unlikely local chicken rice is tasted better than original recipe in the Hainan Island.

I have tasted many chicken rice in Malaysia and Singapore, I rate Singapore chicken rice is better than ours for its softer meat texture. May be my Johorean appetite is closer to kiasu. 🙂

Dish brought over by Chinese migrants tastes better in Malaysia, say locals

By CHRISTINA CHIN and MANJIT KAUR

GEORGE TOWN: Hainanese chicken rice belongs to the Chinese community in Hainan Province in China.

However, locals preparing it say Malaysians do it better and the chicken rice dish does not belong only to Singapore.

Charles Wong, 55, the owner of the Hainanese chicken rice restaurant in Jalan Burmah, said chicken rice has been popular in Penang and Singapore for over 100 years.

“If the CNN people had come to Penang to taste our chicken rice, they might have ranked it even higher,” he said when asked about Singapore’s chicken rice making it to 45th spot in a recent CNN food survey.

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