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Arroz Caldo

Filipino-style congee with chicken, ginger, hard-boiled egg is perfect for cold season.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: Filipino

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken bite-sized
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ginger thinly slice
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 cup rice uncooked
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 chicken cubes
  • salt/pepper
  • 3 eggs hard-boiled
  • 1/4 cup fried garlic
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1 calamansi

Instructions

  • In a pot, saute onion, garlic and ginger. Cook until onion is softened.
  • Add chicken, cook until light brown. Add fish sauce.
  • Add rice, toasting them, until light brown.
  • Add water. Stir. Let boil.
  • Remove scum, if necessary.
  • Add chicken cubes. Stir.
  • Lower heat and simmer. Stir occasionally until rice is softened.
  • Season with salt/pepper.
  • Serve with hard boiled egg, fried garlic, green onion and a drizzle of calamansi.