Arrozcaldo (congee with chicken)

Arrozcaldo…its a type of congee, it can be eaten alone or you can add variety of meats like chicken, tripe or even fish. It is also best with a fried tofu & pork on the side..wheew!!! It is often considered particularly suitable for the sick as a mild, easily digestible food(When we are sick, we usually have this meal))…Did you know that Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates which give us the energy we need. It provides 20 percent of the world’s dietary energy supply. ..

ingredients (serves 4-6 persons)

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 clove garlic minced
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 50 gms ginger sliced
  • 6 pcs chicken wings
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 /2 cup glutenous rice
  • 1 liter of water
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp kasugba
  • slices of onion leeks (for toppings)
  • 6 cloves crushed toasted garlic


  • In a large sauce pan, boil white & glutenous rice in one liter of water until cooked. approx 30 minutes.
  • In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic, ginger & onion.
  • Add in chicken and saute for about 3-5 minutes then seasoned salt & pepper.
  • Pour saute chicken into the sauce pan of boiling rice. add in kasugba, and seasoned with fish sauce.
  • Adjust your desired thickness by adding water.
  • Serve hot in a bowl and garnish with toasted garlic & onion leeks
  • Enjoy!!!

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Posted on July 31, 2011, in breakffast dishes, Chicken, Soups and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

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