CHICKEN & RICE (ARROZ CALDO)

 

  • Cooking Time: 30-40
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 12-16 cups of homemade chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • oil for sauteeing
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 chicken bullion cubes
  • 1 rotisserie chicken deboned
  • 1 1/2 cups rice - sushi, jasmine or long grain
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 handful chopped parsley

Directions

  • In large dutch oven, saute garlic, onions and ginger in cooking oil. Cook until onions are softened.
  • Add chicken to pot and heat through. Add rice and stir to coat with oil. Add black pepper and bullion cubes. Add homemade chicken stock and stir.
  • Let it cook over low to medium heat for about 30-40 minutes, stirring occassionally. Add lemon juice and chopped parley about 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

Arroz Caldo is also known as chicken congee or porridge, a comfort food that mirrors the traditional chicken noodle soup. What makes it special is the addition of ginger which gives it a nice depth of flavor and warmth.

Categories: Asian  Mediterranean  Poultry  Rice 
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