Kao Man Kai or Chicken on Rice is a very popular street stall food throughout Thailand. It is served with a bowl of clear chicken soup from the stock made from the boiled chicken cooked with squash. A small dish of the yellow bean sauce is always served with this dish. You can either dip the chicken into the sauce or just pour the sauce over the top of the sliced chicken.

  • 1 tablespoon yellow bean sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon rice wine vinegar     
  • 1-2 Thai chillie, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon    sugar     
  • 1 piece ginger
  • 1 teaspoon    dark soy sauce
  • 10 sprigs cilantro/coriander, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon chicken soup      
  1. Peel a piece of ginger, about 5 cm (2 in) long.
  2. Grind the ginger in mortar or blender or julienne the ginger.
  3. Slice Thai chillie and chop the cilantro.
  4. Combine all ingredients.

Serve in a small bowl with Kao Man Kai.