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Friday, January 18, 2013

Arroz Caldo

I made a pot of Arroz Caldo or chicken rice  sup.  It's one of Filipinos favorite dish.  This dish reminds me of my single  life, a former office mate and a good friend of mine would always go to this nearby  food chain called Bigg's and I would always order Arroz Caldo.  This is really good to snack on especially during winter times.  
I posted a recipe  at the comment section of this post if you want to try it.  I altered some of it though.

15 sumptuous burps..:

Chubskulit Rose said...

Recipe from MyFilipino

1 kilo chicken; cut in small pieces
1 cup uncooked malagkit (sweet/sticky rice) or plain rice or combination
1 small onion; chopped
4 cloves garlic; chopped
1 root ginger; sliced
6 cups water or broth
Fish sauce
Cooking oil
Salt to taste (optional)
Chicken bouillon cubes (optional)
1 tablespoon minced fried garlic (for garnishing)
1 tablespoon scallions (for garnishing)

Cooking Instructions:
In a casserole, sauté garlic, onion, and ginger in oil. Add chicken and stir fry with fish sauce until light browned. Drain any remaining oil and then add rice. Add enough water and bring to boil. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until chicken is tender and rice is done (add hot water if necessary). Season with fish sauce according to taste. Serve hot in a bowl. Garnish on top with fried minced garlic and scallions.

Arroz Caldo Cooking Tip:

Always dry chicken well with paper towels before placing into hot pan or casserole so it won't stick.

You have the option of using salt or chicken bouillon cubes as seasoning instead of fish sauce.

Rhodesia said...

Thanks so much for leaving the recipe, much appreciated and I will try this out. Take care Diane

Shoshana said...

It looks so pretty! I wish I am eating it now, but too lazy to make it.

Patti said...

It does sound delicious ~

Ralph said...

That is wonderful on a winter day - warm and comforting, the meal that keps us warm despite the chill in the air. Lovely to look at, delicious to taste!

Weekend-Windup said...

Looks good, will try...

Angela Ricardo said...

Guess what? I'll be trying to make this right off this minute. Seems like I have most of the ingredients. Well ... not the ginger root but I have it in powder. :) I love arroz caldo and lugaw and I'm thankful for the share. xx

Mommy Liz said...

super duper nakaka drool yan. hang sarap sarap. makagawa nga rin :)favorite yan ng father ko, kahit egg caldo lang.

~Ms. Joy mH~ said...

How i miss eating this all the time during rainy season. Thanks for sharing some recipe!!!! i want to make one someday especially here during the cold season.

jheylo said...

oh my! this is really perfect for my sikmora right now hehhehe. sarap nimo mami rose

Marms said...

Kakatakam nito mare..the chicharon looks very crunchy.


claire said...

Masarap ito kainin ngayong malimig ang weather. Sarap!

mommy peach said...

This is perfects for today's cold weather..

Momgen Reviews said...

Oh boy this one looks yummy thanks for sharing...

Mai said...

so yummy! how lucky the kids get to this, sis. i think your arrozcaldo is special. me chicharon pa e. :) visiting for color connections. :)

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