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Chicken Long Rice

Learn how to make this 'ono Chicken Long Rice! Usually found at a luau as a side dish. It's a savory and simple dish to make for dinner and any special occasion.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Hawaiian
Servings 4


  • Pot


  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp shoyu (soy sauce)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 10.5 oz bean thread noodles (cellophane noodles)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions (optional)


  • Take off the skin and mince one clove of garlic and two inches of ginger. Slice the green onions and set aside.
  • Over medium heat, add in the chicken broth, shoyu, sugar, garlic, ginger, and chicken thighs. Bring it to a boil. Then turn the heat down to bring it to a simmer.
  • Cover the pot and simmer it for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile soak the bean thread in a bowl with water. Make sure the water covers all of the noodles.
  • Remove the chicken after 30 minutes and begin to shred it. Discard the skin and bones.
  • Bring the shredded chicken back to the pot and add in the bean thread. Stir it all together and let it cook for another 5 minutes or until the noodles begin to look clear.
  • Garnish it with green onions. Serve it hot and enjoy!
Keyword chicken, luau, noodles, rice noodles, simmer