Last Updated on July 22, 2020 by Ed Joven
How to cook Sinangag or Filipino Garlic Fried Rice
Sinangag Recipe is the Filipino version of Fried Rice, only containing garlic and calls for day-old rice, and is often a breakfast fixture. Garlic elevates this simple fried rice recipe, giving it a robust flavor that makes it a great side dish. Sinangag is a part of the popular Si-Log meal such as TapSiLog, LongSiLog, HotSiLog, and more. If you’ve never tried this Filipino Fried Rice, then you should try it now, follow this recipe.
Breakfast in the Philippines is not complete without Sinangag. For us, the smell of flavorful Sinangag cooking is like waking up to the aroma of coffee. Cooking Sinangag is very easy; you only need cold rice that has already been prepared by boiling. But most use leftover rice when cooked at home, and others add some ingredients such as eggs, ham, or spam.
This Sinangag Recipe version has a slight twist; we add a little sesame oil and scallions.
Sinangag by Filipino Recipes Portal:
- 4 cups of leftover rice; cold and well preserved
- 6 cloves garlic; minced
- 1/2 teaspoon Sasame Oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon stems of scallions; chopped
- Canola Cooking Oil
- 1 small Carrot chopped
- 2 well beaten eggs; fried and sliced in pieces
- 1/4 cup leftover Luncheon Meat or Ham
- Saute' garlic and when browned, add the Luncheon Meat or Ham, and salt to taste.
- Turn to high heat, then add rice and thoroughly mix well for 5 minutes with the other ingredients.
- Add the eggs (optional), Sesame Oil and scallions. Continue mixing until all ingredients are well blended.
- Salt and pepper in preference to your taste.
Sinangag Cooking Tips:
- Meat ingredients that you can add to Sinangag are Luncheon Meat, Ham, Fried fish, Bacon, Tocino, Hotdog, Sausage, Corned beef, etc.
- Vegetable ingredients that you can add to Sinangag are Green peas, Onion, Carrots, Potato, Tomato, etc.
Sinangag is a part of the popular Si-Log meal such as TapSiLog, LongSiLog, HotSiLog and more