Sinangag Recipe

November 11, 2015
(Last Updated On: November 1, 2018)

How to cook Sinangag or Filipino Garlic Fried Rice

Sinangag Recipe is the Filipino version of Fried Rice only containing garlic and is often a breakfast fixture. Sinangag is a part of the popular Si-Log meal such as TapSiLog, LongSiLog, HotSiLog and more. Sinangag is made from cold rice that has already been cooked by boiling, most use leftover rice and other leftover ingredients when cooked at home.

This version of Sinangag Recipe has a slight twist, we added a little of sesame oil and scallions stem.

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Sinangag Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 2
Author: Eduardo Joven -


  • 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.
  • Remove from fire and serve with Tapa, Tocino or Longganisa.

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 recipe

Sinangag is a part of the popular Si-Log meal such as TapSiLog, LongSiLog, HotSiLog and more

sinangag recipe by Filipino Recipes Portal


First Published on: Nov 2, 2011

Updated on: Nov 11, 2015

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    Kathy Davis

    December 14, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    Looks delicious, and I’m planning to make it. Wish me luck.

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    Lynne B

    October 21, 2016 at 12:04 am

    We love this for breakfast! My daughter not so much – she likes her rice plain. I visit your site often, whenever there’s a Filipino recipe I’ve always wanted to try. Thank you!

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    Lisa Coomer Queen

    October 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm

    My husband will love this recipe! Thank you for sharing.

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    Rachel Beltz
    August 20, 2016 at 12:43 am

    I’ve never thought of having rice for breakfast! With some ham and egg it would be the perfect morning fuel!

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    Cheryl Everitt

    August 14, 2016 at 7:27 pm

    Thank you for helping me with this recipe.

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    August 10, 2016 at 11:36 am

    I would love to try this, esp adding in the optional ingredients. Yum!

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    Melanie B

    December 5, 2015 at 2:33 pm

    Looks really good, love rice! Thanks for sharing

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    November 18, 2015 at 8:46 am

    It looks tasty rice. I love it.

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    Mark Warren

    November 18, 2015 at 8:39 am

    love this! gonn try it later

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    Mai T.

    November 18, 2015 at 4:44 am

    This Sinangag Recipe looks superb. I could definitely add it to our holiday food list this year. Thank for sharing.

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    Elizabeth Johnson

    November 17, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    My boyfriend is Filipino, (I’m Caucasian) so I’ve been trying to learn more about Filipino food – I really love this recipe! I’m definitely going to try it.

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    Nikoletta D.

    April 22, 2015 at 3:01 am

    What a great idea on using leftover rice. I love this!

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    Sara Trojaniello

    March 18, 2015 at 1:10 am

    Maybe I can try. It looks simple and yummy!

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    Joseph Stowell

    March 9, 2015 at 7:36 pm

    This looks good and very easy to make.

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    solarride rivernik

    December 22, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    This looks quite easy to make, and I will make this for today.

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    April 10, 2012 at 6:29 am

    We usually eat this every morning 🙂

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