My Global Food Challenge


Chicken and Rice (Tuvalu)  

My version of chicken and boiled rice

Yield: 6 Servings


2 lbs. chicken breasts boneless/skinless, cut into chunks or small strips
Bell peppers
1 medium onion chopped
2 small tomatoes diced
3 tbps soy sauce
1 inch fresh ginger finely chopped
4 cloves garlic finely chopped
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 cups boiled white rice


Marinate chicken in the soy sauce. Heat oil in pan, add garlic and ginger.  Cook for 1 minute or two on medium heat, do not overbrown.  Add bell pepper, tomatoes and onion mixture.  Stir and cook until onion is translucent.

Add chicken, cook about 10-15 minutes.  Add salt and pepper. Stir and cook 1 minute.  Add turmeric and crushed red pepper.  Mix well and cook 1 more minute.

Add water, about ½ cup.  Let cook until the chicken is tender or place in slow cooker on high for 30 minutes or more.

Serve chicken over rice.

Link to My Post on Tuvalu:

Original Recipe Version:

Cuisine :   Tuvaluan

Main Ingredient :   Chicken

File:Tuvalu in Oceania (small islands magnified) (-mini map -rivers).svg

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