Chicken Arroz Caldo is a popular Filipino dish that is similar to a chicken and rice porridge. Here is a recipe for the dish:
- 1 lb chicken thighs
- 2 cups glutinous rice
- 1 onion, diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 inches ginger, grated
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 1 tsp salt
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 2 stalks green onions, sliced
- 1 cup chopped cilantro
- Fried garlic and sliced green onions for garnish
Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Total time: 45 minutes Serves: 4
Instructions for Chicken Arroz Caldo (Chicken Rice Porridge) recipe:
- In a large pot, add the chicken thighs and cover with the chicken broth. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cook for 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
- Remove the chicken from the pot and shred it. Set aside.
- In the same pot, add the onions, garlic, and ginger. Cook until softened.
- Add the rice and stir until well combined.
- Add the fish sauce and salt. Stir to combine.
- Add the shredded chicken and green onions. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cook for an additional 10 minutes or until the rice is cooked through.
- Ladle the arroz caldo into bowls and garnish with chopped cilantro, fried garlic, and sliced green onions.
Nutrition per serving (based on 4 servings): Calories: 400 Fat: 18g Carbs: 40g Protein: 24g
It is a hearty and comforting dish that is perfect for a cold day. It is a traditional Filipino dish which is usually served as breakfast or as a late-night snack, it is a comfort food for many filipinos.