Nasi goreng is an extremely tasty dish exploding with Asian flavors! Serve this one time for lunch or dinner and Nasi Goreng Malaysian or Indonesian Fried Rice will most certainly become a staple in your home.
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 20minutes
For the Rice:
2tbspoil for cooking
1red Thai Chili
4cupscooked rice(Jasmine rice is great for fried rice)
200gramscooked shrimpor chicken
2tbsplight soy sauce
2tbspkecap manis(or dark soy sauce)
1tbspoyster sauceor Hoisin sauce
1tspdark soy sauce
1eggsunny side up
1cucumber and tomatosliced
1 tspfried shallots
Prep the Chicken (if using):
Prepare the chicken marinade and pour it over chicken. Store in the fridge and marinate for about 30 minutes.
Prep the Rice:
Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat. Add the onion, garlic, and red chili, cook for 1 minute.
Add the shrimp paste and Turmeric, stir fry for 30 seconds.
Now, add the rice, light soy sauce, Kecap Manis (or dark soy sauce). Stir constantly for about 2 minutes until the sauce mix with rice thoroughly and the rice grains start to caramelize.
Add the cooked shrimp or chicken (or any leftover meat) and toss until well combined. Turn off the heat.
Toss the spring onions and divide the rice among serving plates.
Top with cooked egg (sunny side up with runny yolk) and fried shallots. Serve with tomato, cucumber, and sambal oelek on the side.
1.) Sambal Oelek is a spicy paste made from fresh red chilies. You can find this at your local Asian store.
2.) Kecap Manis is a sweetened aromatic soy sauce, originating in Indonesia, which has a darker color and has a syrupy consistency. You can find this at the Asian market.
3.) Shrimp Paste - is made from dried and fermented shrimp (sometimes mixed with fish). It's briny, the umami-dense flavor is deeply ingrained in many Asian dishes. Usually found on a shelf of any Asian market.
Nasi Goreng Indonesian Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.