Chicken Jook Recipe Hawaii


Chicken Jook is a comforting and nourishing rice porridge that is popular in Hawaii. It is a simple yet flavorful dish that is perfect for a cozy meal at home. This recipe combines tender chicken, fragrant ginger, and creamy rice to create a delicious and satisfying bowl of jook.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour


  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • Soy sauce, to taste
  • Sesame oil, for drizzling
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions: How to Cook Chicken Jook Hawaii

  1. In a large pot, combine the chicken broth, chicken thighs, ginger, and garlic. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through.
  2. Remove the chicken from the pot and shred it using two forks. Set aside.
  3. Add the jasmine rice to the pot and stir well. Cook for another 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the rice is soft and the porridge has thickened.
  4. Return the shredded chicken to the pot and stir to combine. Season with soy sauce, salt, and pepper to taste.
  5. Divide the jook into bowls and top with chopped green onions. Drizzle with sesame oil before serving.
  6. Enjoy your comforting bowl of Chicken Jook!
Chicken Jook Recipe Hawaii