Sinangag (Garlic Rice)

3 cups cooked white rice (leftover Jasmine rice is preferred)
5 cloves crushed garlic
2 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt


Heat the cooking oil in a wide pan.While the cooking oil is being heated, add the crushed garlic. Note: make sure that the oil is not hot when you add the garlic. Let the garlic slowly cook while the oil gets heated until it becomes golden brown and crisp. Add-in the rice; gently stir to distribute the ingredients. Continue to cook for 3 minutes. Sprinkle the salt over the rice and continue to mix all the ingredients gently. Cook for another 3 to 5 minutes.Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with your favorite entrée.