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Chicken Arroz Caldo (Chicken Rice Porridge) recipe

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:

  1. 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.
  2. Remove the chicken from the pot and shred it. Set aside.
  3. In the same pot, add the onions, garlic, and ginger. Cook until softened.
  4. Add the rice and stir until well combined.
  5. Add the fish sauce and salt. Stir to combine.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.

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