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How to Cook Arroz ala Filipiniana

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Rice recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Manny


  • 2 cups rice cooked
  • 2 cups glutinous or malagkit rice cooked
  • 1/2 cup chicken meat cooked and flaked
  • 100 grams pork cooked, sliced into thin strips
  • 100 grams shrimps shelled, cooked
  • 1 large onion chopped finely
  • 1 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. MSG
  • 1 Tbsp. fish sauce or patis
  • 4 to 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 pc red bell pepper sliced into strips
  • 1 small can sweet peas or green peas
  • 1 hard-boiled egg


    How to cook Arroz ala Filipiniana:

    • Flake the cooked ordinary rice and glutinous rice with fork while still hot. Set aside.
    • Saute garlic until brown. Add onion stir cook for a few minutes. Then add chicken, pork and shrimps.
    • Stir cook and add patis then cook for 5 minutes. Season with salt, MSG, pepper and paprika.
    • Add sauteed mixture to cooked ordinary rice and malagkit rice.  Mix until all the ingredients are evenly distributed into rice and malagkit.
    • Line bottom of deep baking pan (preferably bread pan) with wax paper.
    • Grease wax paper with cooking oil or margarine and arrange on top sliced hard-boiled egg, strips of red bell pepper, then pack in the cooked mixture with rice. Cover with foil or cheese cloth.
    • Bake in oven with 300 °F heat or steam bake. Cook for 20 minutes.
    • Cool before transferring to a serving dish. To transfer, place dish face down on pan and invert pan. Garnish with sweet peas placed around the molded mixture.