Hello Morning... Tinapa Is Life Fried Rice

Hello Morning... Tinapa Is Life Fried Rice

Contributed by Mirel

Time to Prepare

Time to Cook

People to Serve

8 to 10 minutes

10 to 12 minutes

4 to 5


  • 4 cups cold cooked rice
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil (1 for the garlic/TInapa and 2 for the rice)
  • 3 to 4 pcs. TinapaisLife Galunggong, deboned and flaked
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (optional)
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons spring onions. finely chopped

 Note:  You may use another type of TinapaIsLife smoked fish but taste the rice before you add the soy sauce or totally skip it, depending on your preference.


  1. Using hands or a wooden spoon, break the cold rice into grains. Set aside.
  2. Using a non-stick pan, heat 1 tablespoon canola oil over medium-high flame.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for a minute or until slightly golden but not toasted.
  4. Add the flaked Tinapa and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes . Remove from pan.
  5. In the same pan, add the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil and heat. When oil is hot, add the rice.  Toss the rice with the oil, spread over the entire pan, and wait for a minute.   Toss again and repeat the process until the rice is heated through.
  6. Add the soy sauce (optional) to slightly brown the color of the rice then toss until you have even-colored rice grains.
  7. Move the rice to one side of the pan to provide room for cooking the eggs.
  8. Add your eggs on the empty side of the pan, spread out, and allow to set for 30 seconds. After it’s set, scramble the egg then mix into the rice. 
  9. Get the cooked Tinapa flakes and add to the rice and egg mixture. Toss the rice until well-combined. 
  10. For color and more flavor, add the spring onions then toss again.
  11. Taste the fried rice and season with pepper.
  12. Serve hot and enjoy your healthy Tinapa is Life breakfast.
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