Garlic Fried Rice
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Korean Garlic Fried Rice

Aromatic Garlic... Fried Rice!
Course: Easy
Servings: 2 people


  • Rice - 1 cup
  • Garlic - 4 cloves
  • Minced garlic - 1 Tablespoon or use 2-3 additional cloves
  • Oil - 3 Tablespoons
  • Soy Sauce - 1  Tablespoon
  • Salt - 4-5 shakes
  • Butter - 1 Tablespoon


  • Put cooked rice (1 cup) out on a plate - let it cool off and release moisture
  • Then cut your garlic cloves (4) into thin slices. 
  • Put oil (3T) into a frying pan - don't turn on the heat just yet.
  • Place in the garlic slices and minced garlic (1T) first into the cold oil. 
  • Now, place it on a medium-low heat. The garlic will start to gently sizzle.
  • As soon as the minced garlic starts to lightly brown, immediately add-in the soy sauce (1T), salt (4-5 shakes) and rice.
  • Mix it in well. Then add in a nob of butter (1T). Mix again. Turn off heat.  
  • Plate and enjoy :) 


  • Optional: Serve with a sunny side-up egg
  • See video below for more details