Showing posts with label Indonesian. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Indonesian. Show all posts

Friday, 6 March 2009

Nasi Goreng - Indonesian Fried Rice

If you want a quick (and I mean quick) and easy snack, side dish or just feel the need to eat rice then this is for you. I'm a bit behind with my postings as I made this last week - I just can't seem to keep up with this blogging lark!
This dish is spicy but not really hot, I guess you just add more or less of the paste till it tastes how you want it to.
You will need some precooked long grain rice. Please see my posting on storing cooked rice.
As I was shopping in Tesco's , I spied with my little eye a jar of Nasi Goreng paste, so of course I had to buy it.
I made chicken satay to go with it, but the pictures are awful so your not getting to see them!
Now as I understand you can add more or less anything you fancy to Indonesian fried rice. Says Wikipedia that it is often made up of left overs. The addition of prawns would have been good but Mr B wont eat them.
I did the following:
Heat up your wok, add a little vegetable oil then stir fry one chicken breast fillet that has been cut into bite sized slices.
When it's almost cooked add some small diced red bell pepper and one or two spring onions sliced diagonally into small bits.
Now add 4 good tablespoons of Nasi Goreng paste and stir for a minute. Then add the precooked rice stirring all the time.
Please make sure the rice has been heated through and it piping hot.
In a separate pan fry an egg - or you could make an omelet before you begin, shred it and put to one side. I just fancied it would look good with a fried egg on top.
Put the rice into a bowl and put the egg on top.


Serve immediately.

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