Chicken Arroz Caldo

Nonette Alcaraz


This recipe is a type of congee in chinese & in english it is called rice porridge.It taste so good and very popular in many Asian countries.Some call it Merienda - is a light meal.

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50 Min
45 Min


1/2 kg
chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
1 c
malagkit rice(you can find it in any asian stores in your area)
1/2 c
plain white rice, or jasmine rice
3 large
eggs, hard boiled (sliced)
4 c
chicken stock
3 small
cut tofu or bean curd (slightly fried)
stalks of scallions, cut into small bite pcs. for garnishings
2 Tbsp
garlic, chopped for sauteing
3 Tbsp
garlic ( toasted garlic,minced, for garnishing )
2 large
pcs. chicken knorr cubes or any kind of seasoning available )
1 tsp
chilli podwer or chilli paste
salt to taste
freshyly ground black pepper
1 Tbsp
soy sauce,dark or fish sauce


1Wash chicken, remove the skin set aside. Do not throw the chicken skin, you can use it as garnishing. Season chicken w/ any kind of seasoning together with the chicken skin, small amount of salt & ground black pepper.
2Deep fry the chicken skin & tofu or bean curd. Slice tofu into 4. Set aside.
3In a pan, add in 1 tbsp. of oil. Saute garlic, & onion.
Add chicken. Stir fry until chicken is light brown in color. Add chicken broth & water. Let it boil. Add in the malagkit rice & plain rice.Let it boil. Stir occasionally to prevent rice from sticking to the bottom.Add in knorr chicken cubes, salt & black pepper.
Serve hot topped with scallions,chicken skin, fried tofu,sliced hard boiled egg, & toasted garlic.

***Toasted garlic, lemon or kalamansijuice, additional chopped scallions, and chilli oil or soy sauce with chilli powder may be served on the side.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs, Other Breakfast, Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy