Giant Chicken Rice Platter Challenge In Bangkok

Now this is a regular-sized plate of chicken rice.

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We’re familiar with the average portion as this hero has taken close to a year’s worth of chicken rice pictures.

Enter Bangkok’s supersized rendition, posted by Weekend Go Where Singapore on 10 Dec.

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Apparently, this humble chicken rice establishment in Bangkok lets you have an entire chicken rice platter for free. If you can polish it off in under an hour, that is.

Fried & steamed chicken

Can’t decide between whether you’d prefer steamed chicken or fried chicken cutlets?

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You don’t have to at Sri Yellow Pochana, a chicken rice stall located a stone’s throw away from Saphan Kwai BTS station in Bangkok.

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They serve up hearty portions of Hainanese-style chicken rice with a Thai twist — a large serving of fried chicken cutlets. Sort of like the yin-yang version of the chicken rice dish we know and love.

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Only this time, there’s 2kg of rice and 1kg of chicken heaped onto a plate wider than your face.

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The rule is that if you single-handedly tank an entire platter and finish it within 1 hour, you’ll get it absolutely free. This includes finishing every grain of rice, every slice of chicken and all the cubes of jellied blood — cucumbers are optional.

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You can also snap a picture with their realistic plastic model at the store front. Keep it as a fond memento or for bragging rights even if you don’t actually polish off the entire plate by yourself.

Keep your plate as a trophy

If you’re wondering if anyone has ever completed the Herculean task, the answer is a resounding yes.

This petite Japanese lady is the 19th winner of the challenge.

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She finished it in a mere 37 minutes — 20 minutes to spare from the 1-hour limit. And yes, she got to keep the giant plate as a trophy.

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We’re starting to suspect that she has a pocket dimension attached to her hip to store all the food.

Chicken rice gives you wings

FYI, they serve normal portions as well. And a wide array of local drinks to quench your thirst after downing slabs of meat.

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Here’s all you need to know to get there.

Opening Times: 8am-5pm, Mon-Sun
Price: S$23 (550 Baht) per giant plate. You can choose between steamed/fried chicken. But only steamed chicken platters are available for the challenge.

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Address: 45 6-7 Saliratthawiphak Rd, Khwaeng Samsen Nai, Khet Phaya Thai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand
Nearest Train Station: 8 minute walk from Saphan Kwai BTS station
Facebook Page: Sri Yellow Pochana

What better way to prove your undying love for our national dish than to add this F&B outlet to your bucket list the next time you visit Bangkok?

We know at least one person who’ll be dying to try this.

This dude:

This Singaporean Posts A Different Picture Of Chicken Rice Everyday

Featured image from Sri Yellow Pochana and Google Maps.