Turmeric Arroz Caldo

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Arroz Caldo is a Filipino style congee recipe that is hearty with chicken, rice and sometimes with egg. It is easy to make and great during rainy season. In this recipe, we will put a turmeric powder make it more taste appealing and also turmeric has a lot of health benefits.

Turmeric Arroz Caldo Recipe


  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of minced ginger
  • 1/2 kilo chicken breast in serving pieces
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup brown rice
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 3 tbsps cooking oil
  • pepper
  • patis


  • spring (green) onions , chopped
  • toasted garlic
  • sliced Boiled egg
  • calamansi

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Boil the chicken well until tender. Keep 6 cups of chicken broth.
  2. Saute garlic in cooking oil until golden brown. Set aside the toasted garlic for garnishing.
  3. Saute onions and minced ginger in the same heated oil.
  4. Add brown rice , broth and boil.
  5. Stir occasionally until the consistency is like a porridge.
  6. Add the chicken and turmeric powder. Add pepper and patis to taste.
  7. Top with toasted garlic, spring onions, eggs. Serve with calamansi
Arroz Caldo by providoreph

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