Garlic Rice / Bawang Rice

A Filipino Classic
Good with Beef Tapa

Using garlic to make Nasi Minyak, Savory Rice


Garlic Rice is a Filipino standard and goes with with  a number of popular dishes such as Chicken Adobo or Beef Tapa. It works best made with long-grain Rice.  And a touch of Cilantro helps, too

Garlic Rice
Bawang Rice



How to cook Asian dishes with Sesame Oil

Sesame Oil

2 tablespoons Asian Sesame Oil
1 tablespoon minced Garlic
4 cups cooked Rice, preferably long-grain
Salt and fresh ground Black Pepper to taste
3 tablespoons chopped Cilantro


Heat the Oil in a large skillet.  Put in the Garlic and cook over a low fire until it is fragrant, about 3 minutes.

Put in the Rice and stir until well combined.  Season with Salt and Pepper to taste.

Transfer to a platter, sprinkle with the Cilantro and serve.


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