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5 from 2 votes

Arroz Caldo with tokwa

Cook Time45 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Shared Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 8
Author: Sheryl Roxas


  • 1 1/2 cups white rice
  • 5 cups water
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 whole chicken chopped
  • 2 thumbs sliced ginger
  • 3 cloved crushed garlic
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons patis
  • 6 pieces deep fried tofu extra firm, cubed
  • 1/2 cup green chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil


  • Wash the white rice.
  • Heat the cooking oil.
  • Cook the ginger, garlic, and onion for 3 minutes.
  • Add the chopped chicken. Cook it until it turns medium brown.
  • Add the patis, rice, water, and chicken broth. Wait for it to boil.
  • Stir once in a while so that the rice will not stick on the botom of the pan. Cook this for 45 minutes until the consistency of the liquid becomes thick.
  • Top with cubed tofu and green onions.
  • Season with pepper and additinal fish sauce and chili flakes.