Chicken Jook Recipe Hawaii


Chicken jook is a popular Hawaiian dish that is often enjoyed as a comforting breakfast or a hearty meal. This rice porridge is made with tender chicken, fragrant ginger, and flavorful broth. It is a delicious and nourishing dish that is perfect for any time of the day.

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 1 hour


  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot, combine the chicken broth, ginger, and garlic. Bring it to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Add the chicken thighs to the pot and reduce the heat to low. Let it simmer for about 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  3. Remove the chicken from the pot and shred it into bite-sized pieces using two forks.
  4. Return the shredded chicken to the pot and add the jasmine rice. Stir well to combine.
  5. Cover the pot and let it simmer for another 30 minutes, or until the rice is cooked and the jook has thickened to your desired consistency. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
  6. Stir in the soy sauce, sesame oil, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the chicken jook hot, garnished with chopped green onions.

Enjoy this comforting and delicious chicken jook as a satisfying meal or a warm breakfast. It's a taste of Hawaii that will surely delight your taste buds!