Rice Congee Recipe Video

Arroz Caldo is one of my favorite food for breakfast and night time snack when I was still in the Philippines. Most of the time, I would just buy this because you will see street food vendors selling this all over the place.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
DishMain Ingredient


 Whole garlic head1 , minced
 Sliced ginger1 Tablespoon
 Sliced onion2 Tablespoon
 Chicken breasts2 , chopped into cubes
 Uncooked rice/4 cups cooked rice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Annatto1 Teaspoon
 Boiled eggs2 (Use As Many As You Want)
 Chopped spring onions1 Tablespoon
 Fish sauce To Taste
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Vegetable oil3 Tablespoon
 Water5 Cup (80 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 579 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.9%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.9 mg

Sodium 122.3 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g26.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g9.9%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 32 g64.3%

Vitamin A 1.1% Vitamin C 4.7%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 16.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Boil the rice water and let it cook. Stir it constantly.
Heat some vegetable oil in a saucepan.
Sauté the garlic until golden brown.
Set aside half of the sautéed garlic.
Saute the ginger, followed by the onion.
Then add the chicken breast.
Season it with fish sauce and black pepper.
Let it simmer until the chicken is cooked.
Check if the rice is cooked. If it is cooked, you can now add the sautéed chicken breast to it.
Use a strainer to color the mixture with annatto.
You can now add the boiled eggs.
Let it simmer on low for a few minutes while stirring it constantly.
Add the chopped green onion and turn the heat off.
Serve it hot and top it with some fried garlic.
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Editors Review

Have a nutritious breakfast with a congee!A simple congee to make is this Filipino style dish! A video that demonstrates the recipe with ease and simplicity though lacking in quality of the video! See the video for more on this congee!