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A traditional family favourite, nasi goreng is a stunning Indonesian fried rice dish brimming with fresh vegetables and a fried egg on top!


  • 1 tbsp peanut oil, plus 1 tbsp extra
  • 2 rashers rindless bacon, chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 425 g can baby corn spears, drained, halved
  • ½ red capsicum, seeded chopped
  • 2 tsps shrimp paste
  • 450 g packet jasmine microwave rice
  • ¼ cup kecap manis
  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp sambal oelek
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • Fried shallots, chopped roasted peanuts, to serve

In a wok or large frying pan, heat oil on high. Stir-fry bacon 1 to 2 mins until golden. Add white part of scallions, corn, capsicum and snow peas. Stir-fry 1 min.


Add shrimp paste and stir-fry 1 min. Mix in heated rice with kecap manis, sauce and sambal. Stir-fry 1 to 2 mins to heat through. Stir in remaining onion.


In a large frying pan, heat extra oil on high. Crack eggs into pan and cook 2 to 3 mins until set.


Serve rice on a bed of lettuce, topped with an egg fried sunny side up. Sprinkle with shallots and peanuts.

Photo: Bauer/Rodney Macuja

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