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Khao Man Gai (Thai-Style Chicken and Rice)

FTER FEASTING ON the deservedly famous chicken and rice at Nong’s Khao Man Gai in Portland, Oregon (see “Old-School Flavors with a Smile”), we came back to the test kitchen to create a recipe for home cooks. Following the lead of the cooks at Nong’s, we began by poaching the chicken whole with garlic and ginger, simultaneously creating perfectly juicy meat and flavorful chicken broth. Then, while the bird rested, we cooked fragrant jasmine rice in the poaching liquid to make

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