Nasi Goreng

Nasi Goreng (Fried Rice)

By Atika Lim  , , ,

May 24, 2016

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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!

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


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


1In 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.

2Add 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.

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

4Serve 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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