This Bagoong Fried Rice Recipe Is the Best Thing to Happen to Your Leftover Rice

Land meets sea in this delicious fried rice recipe!

Don’t settle for a basic sinangag for your leftover rice, it deserves something worthwhile, a fry-up that will make your mother proud. So, why not take your day-old rice and try this fried rice recipe and you’ll be happy you did more than just toss in some garlic and onion. With bagoong, chicken, and crispy danggit mixed in, this sinangag dish rises above all the others. Don’t believe us? Give it a try then.


Bagoong Fried Rice with Chicken and Danggit

Makes 2 servings

2 Tbsps Vegetable oil

2 cloves Garlic, minced

1 Tbsp Bagoong

½ cup Diced leftover chicken

2 Eggs, beaten

2 cups Cooked rice

2-3 pcs Danggit, fried to a crisp and chopped coarsely

*Pinch of chicken powder and sugar

*Pinch of salt and pepper

  1. Heat a wok or frying pan over medium heat.  Add oil and stir fry garlic.
  2. Toss in bagoong and flaked or diced cooked chicken.  Remove to a plate.
  3. To the same wok, add cooking oil.  When oil is hot, toss in beaten eggs and swirl just until egg is almost set. 
  4. Add the cooked rice, chicken and crumbled danggit.  Toss rice to distribute ingredients evenly.  Season with chicken powder, sugar, salt and pepper. 

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