Tulya Arroz Caldo

Arroz Caldo has been a favorite snack for the Pinoys especially in the countrysides. But how about if the main ingredient chicken is not available? You can make a substitute with Tulya (shell) and you will still enjoy your delicious arroz caldo.

  • 1 can tulya
  • few segments of garlic
  • patis to taste
  • a piece of ginger
  • 1.4 kg rice
  1. Soak the tulya in water
  2. Boil the tulya until shells open
  3. Separate meat from shells
  4. Crush garlic segments and peel
  5. Saute the garlic then add the tulya and a pice of ginger.
  6. Add the rice, stir and brown a little.
  7. Pour amount of water desired and boil the rice in it.
  8. When cooked to the desired tenderness, add patis to taste
Other shell foods may be substituted for tulya which may serve up to fou people.