Nasi goreng (Indonesian stir-fried rice). Quickly bring to the boil, stir once and cover with a tight-fitting lid. Uncover, fluff up with a fork and spread over a tray. Bring the rice and water to the boil in a saucepan over high heat.
Spoon the nasi goreng onto warmed plates. Indonesian Fried Rice (Nasi Goreng) is one of the most popular dishes in Indonesia and across Asia for a very good reason. Quick, flavorful, authentic, and works at all hours from breakfast all the way up to after a late night out. You can cook Nasi goreng (Indonesian stir-fried rice) using 22 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Nasi goreng (Indonesian stir-fried rice)
- It's of For the spice paste:.
- It's 1/2 of small white onion or shallot, diced.
- You need 2 of garlic gloves, chopped.
- It's 3 of red or green chillis, chopped.
- Prepare of Other ingredients:.
- You need 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil (or any cooking oil of preference).
- Prepare 1 teaspoon of shrimp paste.
- You need 2 cups of cooked rice (chilled from the fridge).
- It's 1/4 cup of frozen peas.
- Prepare 1 1/2 tablespoons of sweet soya sauce (ketchup manis).
- Prepare 1 tablespoon of light soya sauce.
- It's of To taste ground white pepper.
- Prepare 1 teaspoon of granulated sugar (optional).
- It's 1 teaspoon of sesame oil (optional).
- It's of Salt to taste (optional).
- You need of Fried egg:.
- You need 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil (or any cooking oil of preference).
- It's 2 of fried egg (1 per serving).
- You need of Garnish:.
- It's 1/2 of spring onion, chopped (optional).
- Prepare 1/2 of cucumber, sliced (optional).
- It's 1/2 of lime wedges, sliced.
It can also be customised with any meat or vegetables, with chicken being one of the most popular. Nasi Goreng is the popular Indonesian fried rice which is traditionally served with a fried egg. I love the unique dark brown, caramelised colour of the rice! It's a simple recipe, you won't need to hunt down any unusual ingredients, and it's one of my favourite Indonesian foods - and I'm betting you will love it too.
Nasi goreng (Indonesian stir-fried rice) step by step
- Transfer the refrigerator rice into a mixing bowl, break to the rice grains and set side..
- Using a mortar and pestle or a mini food processor, add onion or shallot, garlic, red or green chillis and blend into a paste. Transfer the blended paste into a small bowl..
- In a wok on medium heat, add cooking oil. Add the blended paste and shrimp paste, fry until aromatic or when the oil separates..
- Then add rice to the wok and stir continuously to coat the rice with the spices. Add the peas and stir to fully mix into the rice. Once well mixed in, add the sweet soya sauce and incorporate well into the rice..
- Once rice is fully coated, season with light soya sauce, sugar (optional), ground white pepper, salt (optional) and sesame oil (optional). Taste and adjust as necessary (add more sweet soya sauce, white pepper, sugar etc)..
- Turn heat to low, in the meantime time to fry the egg. In a small pan on high heat add cooking oil. Let the oil heat up and once hot, then add the egg. Fry egg to preference (I like my egg yolk quite runny)..
- Once ready to plate up, transfer rice into a serving plate or bowl, add the fried egg on top or on the side and garnish with chopped spring onions (optional). If you have cucumber (optional) add a few slices on the side and lime wedges..
Nasi Goreng - Indonesian Stir Fried Rice. This recipe was inspired after a trip to Indonesia last summer. I fell in love with the different spice combinations used in Indonesian cooking and was surprised how easy the tastiest dishes are to make! This recipe for Nasi Goreng (Nasi = Rice, Goreng = Fried) has Balinese. Nasi goreng is essentially the Malay word for fried rice.