Chicken Arroz Caldo

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Arroz caldo literally translates to ‘warm rice’. Have this Filipino rice porridge for breakfast to kickstart your day!

Let's start cooking!

Fried onions, ginger and garlic in a pan

Step 1 - Fry onions, ginger, and garlic

  • In a pan on medium heat, heat up 3 Tbsp vegetable oil and sauté onions, ginger, and garlic for 5 minutes, until onions appears translucent.
Fried chicken slices in pan

Step 2 - Fry chicken

  • Add in chicken and fry for 5 minutes until brown. Pour 1 Tbsp fish sauce and stir well. Let it cook 1 minute.
    Congee, or porridge, is often eaten as breakfast food or food to boost your immune system when you’re sick
Rice added into pan

Step 3 - Cook rice

  • Add rice and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Water added into pan

Step 4 - Add water and boil

  • Add 7 cups water in and bring to a boil, skimming occasionally by using a ladle or a spoon to remove the layer of foam on the surface of the porridge. Let it cook for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the rice is completely cooked. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if needed.
    If you prefer your rice softer for your porridge, let it cook longer

Garnish and serve

Chicken Arroz Caldo served with eggs and lime in a bowl

Transfer over to serving plate and serve hot.

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