It cannot be stressed how much Pinoys love rice. Add in flavorful spices, some of your favorite chicken or seafood, and a few more cooking tricks, and you have a tasty and filling valenciana!
Elenita Bernardino of Viclen’s Kainan sa Bukid shared the inspiring story of her valenciana business. She recalled that they started with P1,000 as capital and 20 years after, their business became successful earning a 6-digit profit monthly. She said they can cook over 100 kilos of chicken in a day.
Elenita admitted that venturing into a food business is no easy feat. Her biggest advice for aspiring entrepreneurs is to be hardworking and to be ready to make sacrifices everyday, He said someday your hard work will be rewarded and you will feel good and be proud of your achievement.
“Talagang sakripisyo po ang kailangan mo kasi talagang mahirap ang hanapbuhay na pagkain. Araw-araw po na ganoon po. Sakripisyo lang. Pero kapag tulad nito biniyayaan kami na nag-click ito, masarap naman sa pakiramdam,” she shared on Pera Paraan.
Elenita’s bestseller valenciana has changed their life. They were able to move into a better house, bought cars, and even built a second branch of their business. Another inspiring story of how a successful food business can change your life for the better.
If you’re interested in venturing into a food business, you can start reading the impressive story of a pares eatery earning P100,000 a day. There are also many successful food truck businesses that you can draw inspiration from. You can learn how a 22-year-old entrepreneur earns P50,000 a month in her food truck business.
How To Make Viclen’s Special Valenciana
Start by cooking the valenciana chicken. Saute garlic and onions in a big pan with oil. Add in pieces of chicken meat and mix in the atsuete powder and pepper. Cover the pan for 15 minutes. Then, you can start slowly mixing everything before adding the chopped potatoes and sliced bell peppers. Cover the pan again and let it cook for another 15 minutes.
Next, you can start cooking the valenciana rice. Remove the pieces of valenciana chicken from the sauce and add the rice. Simply mix the rice with the flavorful valenciana sauce. Once the rice is properly coated with the sauce, you can start assembling your valenciana in a bilao. Start with the rice and top it with the valenciana chicken.
With 3 kilos of chicken and 1 1/2 kilos of rice, you can make 18 orders of valenciana.
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