top of page
  • Writer's pictureNicole Kuhn

Peruvian Garlic Rice

Updated: Jul 15, 2020

This garlicky white rice is a daily side dish in Peru and childhood favorite of mine. It complements any dinner as a side, or can serve as a base to many other meals! You're welcome in advance, for how fantastic your kitchen is going to smell.

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry on a bed of Peruvian Garlic Rice



A garlicky compliment to any meal whether it be eaten alone, as a side dish, or as a base to other dishes.


PREP: 5 min. COOK: 20 min. TOTAL: 30 min.



  • 2 cups white rice

  • 3 cloves of garlic - minced

  • 1 tbsp. olive or vegetable oil

  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 4 cups boiling water


  • Heat the oil and garlic in a medium saucepan over medium heat, about 3 minutes.

  • Add in 4 cups of water and bring to a boil. Stir in the rice and salt.

  • Cover tightly, reduce the heat to low, and cook until all of the liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.

129 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page