how to toast garlic

How to Toast Garlic

Raw minced garlic is cooked in oil in low heat until toasted.
Course How to
Cuisine Asian, Filipino
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 20kcal


  • 8 garlic heads peeled and crushed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


  • Peel, cut and crush each cloves of garlic evenly. Cut into pieces so when you use the mortar it is easier to pound and crush garlic.
  • In a pan heat, oil over medium-low heat.
  • Add garlic and cook until golden brown and crisp. Lower heat as garlic cooks. Stir constantly to cook evenly.
  • Drain oil and transfer to a container. Let it cool down before closing the lid.


  1. Stir fry garlic in medium low heat until golden brown. Lower heat if needed.
  2. Don't over toast the garlic.
  3. Store toasted garlic in a sealed container so it stays good and crisp.


Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 5mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 2mg