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Arroz a la Valenciana
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How to Cook Arroz ala Valenciana

Arroz a la Valenciana is a rice based dish using glutinous rice, chicken, pork, coconut milk, vegetables and spices.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Rice Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 1/2 cup glutinous rice malagkit
  • 1 1/2 cup white rice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 5 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 young chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1/4 kg. pork cut into serving pieces
  • 2 tbsp. garlic macerated
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 1 8- oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. white pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika
  • 2 Tbsp. atchuete seeds or annato seeds
  • 6 potatoes quartered and fried
  • 1 small can sweet peas
  • 1 red-sweet pepper sliced
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs sliced
  • parsley


    How to cook arroz ala valenciana

    • Boil the malagkit-rice mixture, salt, and coconut milk in a saucepan. Stir once in a while to prevent burning.
    • Fry the chicken-pork pieces in hot oil; set aside.
    • In the same fat, render off color from atchuete seeds; discard seeds.
    • Saute garlic, onion, and add tomato sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
    • Add the fried meat and simmer until tender.
    • Add the rice mixture; blend well. Add the rest of the ingredients and combine lightly.
    • Arrange on a platter and garnish with hard-boiled eggs and strips of parsley.
    • Good for 12 persons.