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Another Filipino comfort food best serve during rainy or cold weather. Simple recipe yet very filling. 


1/2 cup long grain rice

1/2 cup sticky rice

2 cups boiled shredded chicken breast

1 pc Knorr chicken cubes

2 thumb size ginger, julienne

1 small size onion, minced

3 pcs garlic cloves, minced

1 tablespoon cooking oil

1/3 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 tablespoon fish sauce

salt and ground black pepper to taste

6-7 cups water or more if needed

1 tablespoon green onion, sliced thin for garnish

4 pcs hard peeled boiled egg (optional)

3-4 cloves of garlic, minced and brown  for garnishing (optional)

Cooking Direction:

Saute chicken with ginger, garlic and onion. 

Add water then add rice upon boiling. 

 Cook rice making sure rice is very tender.

Add Knorr cubes, fish sauce and turmeric powder. 

When rice is done  season with salt and pepper. 

Sprinkle fried garlic and scallions. You could also add boiled egg. 

Pretty easy recipe right? 


  1. Yes, pretty easy and looks very tasty... :-)

  2. Yes simple, it wont hurt to add extra roasted garlic on top. Enjoy and let me know how it turned out and share a pic too. Thanks

  3. I've been sick for a few days now that i've had no appetite to eat. This arroz caldo looks appetizing & easy to make that I'm sure even my husband can do it. Can't wait for him to cook this for me today. 😊

  4. thanks Norma, add extra ginger. That will help you feel better. Get well soon.

  5. That look so yummy! Gonna cook that soon. thanks for the recipe!


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