Thursday, January 21, 2010

Day 21: Garlic Rice

Day 21.

Garlic rice. Yummo. I usually make this as a side dish, but you can add in some ground pork to make it more of a main dish. We had this tonight with some chicken that I marinated in a Baja style marinade, and some green beans.

Here's what you'll need for the rice.
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3-4 cups cooked, white rice
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3-4 cloves garlic
Garlic salt
Pepper
Cilantro

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Heat up the oil in a big skillet.

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Dice the garlic. Unless you are lazy and buy the pre-chopped. It's okay. I do it.

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Add the garlic to the hot skillet. Stir it around quickly, and don't let it get too brown. The darker it gets, the more bitter the taste.

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Now, get your rice. I had cooked mine earlier in the day, but you can use leftover or cook it just before you make this. Doesn't really matter.

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Add the rice to the skillet and kind of smoosh it around. It gets clumpy as it sits, and you need to break up the chunks.

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Stir the rice and garlic oil mixture well. Add some pepper, garlic salt and dried cilantro to your liking. I think I used about 1/2tsp pepper, 1 tsp garlic salt, and about 1 tsp cilantro. I don't really measure. I just throw some in there.
I'm reckless. I know. :)

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The finished product. Millie even proclaimed it "delicious mom!".

1 comment:

Sherry said...

Yum! I want to come eat at your house. I am down to making soup.