10 minutes
15 minuto

10 minutes
5 minuto

5–6 servings


Sinangag has been a favorite part of every Filipinx breakfast. This garlic filled fried rice is simple, comfort food and just the right start for anyone’s morning.

Recipe by: Jimel Iglesia
Photos by: Zack Marker


Mga Sangkap

  • 4 cups of cold, day old rice
  • 1 head of garlic, peeled, and minced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • Sliced green onions for garnish (optional)

Mga Tagubilin


In a wok or large frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.


Add the garlic into the oil and sauté until fragrant but not golden brown.


Sprinkle the salt over the garlic, stir, and add in the cold rice.


With a cooking utensil, break up the rice in the pan until the oil can evenly coat each grain.

Step 5

Increase to medium high heat and add in the coconut aminos to the rice.

Step 6

Stir fry the rice for 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 7

Serve as a side dish to any of your ulam (main dishes) or use it in silog!