Chicken & Rice Around the Globe in East Bay

Susannah Chen

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Chicken and rice is such a crowd-pleasing combination that just about every country has its own rendition. Here are some favorites.

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Japan: Oyakodon

Shogun Japanese Sushi and Grill

Chicken marinated and cooked with organic vegetables and eggs.

Thailand: Khao Mun Ghai

Thai Taste Kitchen

Steam chicken over Thai traditional garlic ginger rice with soup.

India: Chicken Biryani

Flavors of India

Indian basmati rice, boneless chicken, cashews and spices.

Nepal: Chili Chicken

Momo & Curry

Sometimes called Gorkhali Chicken Chilli, this is a sauté of chicken, onions, and bell peppers in a chili sauce.

Peru: Ají de Gallina

Paradita Eatery

Shredded chicken flavored with the heat of yellow peppers, walnuts, and garlic, then served with rice and potatoes.

Teriyaki Chicken

Ono Hawaiian

In the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii, Japanese influence makes itself known through the prevalence of chicken grilled with soy sauce, mirin, and sugar.

Egypt: Halal Chicken

The Halal Guys

Grilled chicken served over loose yellow rice with a mellow, creamy white sauce.

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