Whenever I get sick, the first dish that came into my mind is Arroz Caldo. I do not know why but I tend to crave for it when I’m not feeling well physically. I’ve always wanted to cook this dish on my own and finally, I was able to do it last month! Here’s the recipe.
Arroz Caldo is a filipino dish and I remember it being so popular in a restaurant called Via Mare. It’s there where I always the dish when I crave for it. This dish is awesome with lots of calamansi! I might have to cook this again as I’m wishing to eat it again😅
For the Arroz Caldo
- 1.5 kilos chicken thigh
- 1 cup uncooked rice
- 4 tbsp ginger minced
- 1 piece onion sliced thinly
- 5 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 1 tbsp oil
- 3 pieces chicken cubes
- 7 cups water
- ready-made toasted garlic
- green onions chopped
In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat.
Add garlic, onions and ginger. Cook until aromatic.
Add chicken and cook until color turns light brown.
Add fish sauce and cook for another 2 minutes.
Add rice to the pot. Stir and cook for another few minutes.
Add water and bring to a boil. Remove scum that surfaces.
Add chicken cubes and stir to dissolve.
Cover pot and lower heat to simmer. Stir occasionally.
Cook until rice has cooked and congee has thickened.
Season with salt and pepper.
Serve with green onions, toasted garlic and 1 piece calamansi per bowl.
Inspired by Kawaling Pinoy
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