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Garlic Rice Recipe

Garlic Rice Recipe

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How To Make Garlic Rice

Rice simply is the perfect side dish. It doesn’t overpower the main course, and rather complements it with its subtle flavor. Filling and tasty, no wonder it’s a staple food in many Asian countries! You can try different varieties of rice, from the plain white cultivar to the special heirloom kind. Check out these rice side dish recipes, and find out the various ways of preparing this special grain.

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



  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Optional toppings: chopped green onions, sesame seeds


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat.

  2. Add minced garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

  3. Add cooked rice and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, breaking up any clumps.

  4. Drizzle soy sauce over the rice and season with salt and black pepper.

  5. Continue to stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes until the rice is well-coated and heated through.

  6. Remove from heat and garnish with chopped green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.

  7. Serve hot as a side dish or as a main course.


  • Calories : 180kcal
  • Total Fat : 6g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 0mg
  • Sodium : 340mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 29g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 0g
  • Protein : 3g
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