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Yellow Arroz Caldo Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. chicken chopped into serving pieces
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 package 8oz. Arroz Amarillo (yellow rice)
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 1 Onion powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  • Heat the cooking oil in a cooking pot. Once the oil gets hot, put the garlic in and then cook in low to medium heat until the garlic turns light brown.
  • Stir-in the onion. Continue to cook until the onion gets soft.
  • Add the chicken. Stir and then cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Gradually add the yellow rice. Stir. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Pour-in the chicken broth and water. Stir.
  • Add the onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, ground black pepper, and salt. Continue to cook in medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes. Cover the cooking pot and stir every 5 minutes or if needed. You can add more water or chicken broth if the liquid gets absorbed quickly by the rice. Add more salt only if needed.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with green onions. Serve with lime or calamansi.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 5g