Chicken and Rice and Everything Nice

Enough with the teriyaki. A meal of chicken and rice is a staple around the world—here are just five of the many ways you can enjoy it nearby
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Thai-style chicken and rice: Kao Mun Gai (boiled chicken) from Pop Pop Thai Street Food in Haller Lake

1. Thai
Kao Mun Gai
Pop Pop Thai Street Food
Thai-style boiled chicken served with chicken fat rice, meant to be eaten with a spicy, gingery soy-and-vinegar sauce. $8.95. Haller Lake, 13242 Aurora Ave. N; 206.695.2858; poppopthaistreetfood.com

2. Greek
Shish Tawook
Gorgeous George’s
Mediterranean grilled chicken skewers, best when dipped in the accompanying garlic sauce, and served with saffron-accented rice. $20. Greenwood, 7719 Greenwood Ave. N; 206.783.0116; gorgeousgeorges.com

3. Indonesian
Ayam Cabe Ijo
Waroeng Jajanan
Fried chicken topped with a sour green chili sauce from West Sumatra, Indonesia, served on a banana leaf with rice. $11.50. Edmonds, 22315 State Route 99; 425.412.7025; waroengjajanan.com

4. African
Yassa Chicken
Bantaba African Restaurant
A flavorful African dish of chicken and peppers and onions, brightly flavored with lemon and mustard, served with a pile of rice. $9.99. Lynnwood, 19417 36th Ave. W; 425.678.0202; bantabarestaurant.com

5. Peruvian
Pollo a la Brasa
Los Pollos Hermanos
A 4-pound Peruvian rotisserie chicken served with french fries or rice (or both, if you know what you’re doing). $24.99. Shoreline, 15009 Aurora Ave. N; 206.367.5009; polloshermanosrestaurante.com

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