Arroz Caldo

Arroz Caldo

You might be wondering how I ate the Tokwa’t Baboy I made the other day — inulam ko ba o pinulutan? Well, syempre I partnered it with Arroz Caldo! There’s nothing like a steaming hot bowl of flavorful chicken rice porridge and fatty pork ears + crispy tofu on sweet, salty vinegar … eaten on a cold rainy day!

Story time tayo… to tell you honestly, my nanay didn’t cook Arroz Caldo when I was younger. Kasi nga meat vendor kami, syempre most of the time our ulam is what we’re selling — so our Lugaw is either made from pork or beef. Of course it’s always so flavorful but I was curious kung anong lasa pag chicken. So when I got in charge of the cooking, I made Arroz Caldo. It turned out flavorful as well, easier to cook too!


Arroz Caldo

So when it’s cold and raining and everyone is craving for a comforting bowl of lugaw… Tadah! Quick and easy Arroz caldo to the rescue!



Arroz Caldo

  • Author: Peachy Adarne


  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 1 inch knob of ginger, sliced
  • 6 pieces chicken wings
  • 1 cup malagkit rice
  • 56 cups of water
  • 1 chicken cube
  • 1 tbsp patis
  • kasubha for color

for toppings

  • calamansi
  • chopped spring onions
  • fried garlic


  1. Heat oil in a large pot.
  2. Sauté garlic, onion, and ginger until onion becomes translucent and ginger becomes fragrant.
  3. Add the chicken wings and continue sautéing until a bit brown. Add the malagkit rice and cook for 1 more minute.
  4. Pour in your water and bring to a boil.
  5. Simmer for 30 minutes until chicken becomes tender.
  6. Add the chicken cube and mix well.
  7. Taste and season with patis (fish sauce) as preferred.
  8. Scoop into bowls and top calamansi, spring onions and fried garlic before serving.
  9. Serve as is or wit Tokwa’t Baboy

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5 Responses

  1. Sobramg Sarap nito kahit hindi tag ulan…. The best Combo ang Arroz Caldo at Tokwat Baboy.. Gusto ko madaming bawang Mommy Peavhy.. Tapos Calamansi at Patis solve na sove na Talaga ako Thank you for this yummy dish ??

  2. Sarap talaga nito Mamsh with tokwat baboy ?Lalo na pag tag ulan .Ang dali din oala gawin nito .?

  3. The best talaga yan ka partner sa tokwat baboy nagcrave tuloy ako bigla ?❤️

  4. Mommy Ang sarap Ng arozcaldo . Kahit mainit na panahon magluluto ako Nyan . Sarap eh

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Hi, Peachy here!

I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →






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