Arroz Valenciana Recipe

Here’s a simpler way to make this Pinoy family favorite, which goes best with an ice-cold Coca-Cola!
Arroz Valenciana Recipe

If you ever found yourself intimidated by this classic dish, here’s an easier way to prepare it. Best enjoyed with an ice-cold glass of Coca-Cola! Share your mealtime moments online with #TasteTheFeeling.

Arroz Valenciana Recipe

Complete your holiday spread with this vibrant and tasty dish.
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 6 to 8


Arroz Valenciana Ingredients

  • 4 cups short-grain rice
  • 3/4 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 piece white onion chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 300 Grams chicken liver sliced into 1/3- to 1/2-inch pieces
  • 300 Grams pork (use kasim), sliced into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 piece red bell pepper seeded and sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 Cup green peas
  • Salt to taste
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric


  • Mix uncooked rice and ground turmeric. Cook in a rice cooker according to package directions.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Sauté onion until softened. Stir in garlic and sauté for another minute or until fragrant.
  • Add chicken liver, pork, and 1/2 to 3/4 cup water; bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium and keep mixture at a constant simmer. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes then stir in bell peppers, green peas, and cooked rice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss to mix well. Transfer to a serving platter.
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