Spicy Garlic Rice

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Spicy Garlic Rice

This recipe is a great way to use leftover rice. The long-grain brown basmati rice can be substituted with regular brown rice. Garnish with cilantro or scallions for extra flavor.

Serves 2
Serving Size: ½ cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5-7 minutes
Total Time: 10-12 minutes


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 cup cooked long-grain brown basmati rice
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro or scallions for garnish (optional)


  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Add the rice and stir.
  3. Then add paprika and salt and mix together.
  4. Lower the heat, and let the rice warm up for 5 minutes.
  5. Garnish with cilantro or scallions (optional).

Nutrition Information per Serving:

  • Serving Size: ½ cup
  • Vegetables: 0 cups
  • Fruits: 0 cups
  • Calories: 155 calories
  • Carbohydrates: 24 grams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Protein: 3 grams
  • Fat: 5 grams
  • Sodium: 297 mg
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