Filipino style Arroz Valenciana seafood recipe [shrimp, pork, chorizo]

                by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  January 29, 2021

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This Arroz Valenciana recipe is much like Paella. This Filipino recipe uses coconut milk, malagkit (glutinous rice), boiled eggs, and chorizo.

Arroz Valenciana is commonly prepared on holidays, family gatherings, and reunions.

If you are looking for some kind of recipes to prepare during Christmas, Noche Buena or a Christmas Party, this recipe is for you.

Or prepare this Arroz Valenciana on New Years eve with your family, or just any kind of birthday party.

Arroz Valenciana Filipino Style seafood recipe

Below is the exact recipe of our Homemade Arroz Valenciana, you can try different styles of your own to make it more delicious and good looking.

Also check out this arroz ala cubana recipe

Arroz Valenciana Ingredients

Arroz Valenciana Recipe (Filipino Style)

Arroz Valenciana Recipe

Arroz valenciana recipe

Joost Nusselder
This Arroz Valenciana recipe is much like Paella. This Filipino Recipe employs coconut milk, malagkit (glutinous or special almond), boiled eggs, and chorizo.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 5 people
Calories 805 kcal


  • 3 cups Sticky rice
  • ½ lb pork cut into bite sizes
  • ½ lb shrimp peeled
  • 4 pcs chorizo bilbao (Chinese sausage) cooked and julienned
  • 1 large potato cut into cubes
  • 1 large red bell pepper julienned
  • 1 can snow peas
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 1 large onion sliced thinly
  • 1 tbsp garlic crushed
  • 1 dozen quail eggs boiled and peeled
  • salt to taste
  • ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 2 stems green onion sliced thinly
  • 1 cup coconut milk


  • Boil sticky rice in 3 cups of water with turmeric powder.
  • Once it starts boiling reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer for few minutes then remove from heat.
  • Set aside.
  • Saute crushed garlic, onion and pork.
    Arroz Valenciana Saute crushed garlic onion and pork
  • Add ½ water, the coconut milk, and simmer to soften the meat.
  • Once meat is fully cooked and juice completely dries add chinese sausage, shrimp, potatoes, red bell pepper, snow peas and raisins.
    Arroz Valenciana with Chinese sausage
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the half cooked sticky rice with the sauteed ingredients.
    Arroz Valenciana with cooked sticky rice
  • Mix well, cover wok and simmer in low heat for 8-10 minutes.
  • Garnish with quail eggs and green onions.
    Arroz Valenciana Recipe
  • Serve and enjoy.



Calories: 805kcalCarbohydrates: 116gProtein: 31gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 330mgSodium: 441mgPotassium: 896mgFiber: 7gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1159IUVitamin C: 63mgCalcium: 132mgIron: 7mg
Keyword Pork, Shrimp
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The Chorizo Bilbao is actually a delicious Chinese sausage like these ones:

Chinese sausage

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Also, check out this Filipino Paella De Marisco Recipe (Seafood Paella)

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