japanese garlic fried rice

Mild in flavors, this simple garlic fried rice makes a great side dish.

Garlic Fried Rice Recipe

This is a very basic garlic fried rice that you can use to build upon and create your own signature dish. I love the simplicity of this recipe, the taste is mild and makes a great side dish to pork chops , chicken and any other types of meat.


Garlic Fried Rice

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 people 1x
  • Category: Side
  • Cuisine: Rice


  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 cups cooked Japanese rice
  • 1/2 red onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered chicken stock
  • soy sauce
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. In a medium size pan over med/high heat, add oil, garlic, onions and a pinch of salt. Fry for a few minutes (about 5) until the onions are tender.
  2. Add rice and powdered chicken stock. Toss the rice until the stock has evenly dissolved. Season with salt, a dash of soy sauce and freshly ground black pepper. Toss well and serve.


  • Calories: 388
  • Saturated Fat: 1
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