Garlic Butter Rice Recipe

Garlic Butter Rice Recipe

How To Make Garlic Butter Rice

The combination of garlic and butter brings the best of the opposite side of the flavor spectrum in this savory and fragrant garlic butter rice dish.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 8clovesgarlic,very finely sliced
  • 3tbspvegetable oil
  • tspgarlic,minced
  • 4tbspbutter,salted or unsalted, divided
  • cupswhite rice
  • cupschicken broth
  • ½cupscallions,finely sliced
  • salt
  • white pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic slices and saute, moving constantly, until golden and crisp. Transfer to paper towels to drain.

  2. Pour out excess oil then return to the stove.

  3. Add 2 tablespoons of butter. Once melted, add garlic. Cook for 1½ minutes or until the garlic starts to turn light golden and the butter is well infused with garlic flavour.

  4. Add rice, stir to coat in garlic butter.

  5. Add broth, place lid on saucepan. Bring to simmer then immediately turn down to medium low.

  6. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until liquid is all absorbed by the rice. Tilt saucepan to check.

  7. Remove from stove but leave lid on. Rest for 10 minutes.

  8. Fluff with fork, transfer into serving bowl. Stir through remaining butter and scallions, or garnish as per photos. Sprinkle with crispy garlic, salt, and pepper. Serve.


  • Calories: 527.43kcal
  • Fat: 24.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.59g
  • Trans Fat: 0.55g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 66.80g
  • Fiber: 0.49g
  • Sugar: 2.75g
  • Protein: 9.46g
  • Cholesterol: 35.03mg
  • Sodium: 623.40mg
  • Calcium: 37.77mg
  • Potassium: 289.46mg
  • Iron: 1.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 104.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.07mg
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