How to Make Filipino Garlic Fried Rice


Filipinos eat large amounts of rice, with small servings of the main dish. Leftover rice then makes great garlic fried rice for breakfast. Serves one hungry person or two not-so-hungry people.

Things You'll Need

  • 3 c. cooked white rice
  • salt
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Salt
  • Heat 3 tbsp. cooking oil in a wok or large pan on medium-high heat.

  • Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.

  • Add the rice and toss frequently for 1 minute.

  • Sprinkle with about 1 tsp. salt.

  • Cook rice on low for about 5 to 10 minutes, and toss rice occasionally.

Tips & Warnings

  • Serve with scrambled eggs cooked with diced tomatoes and sliced onions. Or serve with sausage, bacon, fried egg, or cooked, dried fish.
  • For variation, add leftover sliced meat and vegetables to the rice while cooking.

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