Something Fishy: Bagoong Fried Rice with Chicken and Danggit Recipe

10 months ago

bagoong fried rice with chicken and danggit

Starting your day right can be difficult if you face it with an empty stomach. But with this hearty breakfast composed of well-known Filipino dishes, you’ll have a bright day ahead of you. Land meets sea in this fried rice recipe.


Bagoong Fried Rice with Chicken and Danggit
Makes 2 servings


2 Tbsps Vegetable oil

2 cloves Garlic, minced

1 Tbsp Bagoong

½ cup Diced cooked chicken

2 Eggs, beaten

2 cups Cooked long grain 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. Serve hot.


Recipe by Nick Joseph P. Santiago
Photographed by Ron Mendoza


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