Recipes and Cooking

Nasi goreng with fried eggs

Published Category Style Occasion
Export to PDF

Using the Indonesian name for fried rice, this Nasi Goreng with fried eggs recipe has everything you could possibly want for a weeknight dinner - prawns, chicken, eggs and a variety of Asian condiments to give you an authentic flavour. 

Preparation time 40 mins Serves 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 small chicken breast, sliced
  • 12 raw prawns, peeled and de-veined
  • 1-2 tsp sambal oelek
  • 2 cups shredded chinese cabbage
  • 4 cups cooked jasmine rice
  • 2 tbsp kecap manis
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp tomato sauce
  • 1½ tsp fish sauce
  • 4 green onions, sliced

To serve:

  • 8 fried eggs
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 lebanese cucumber, sliced
  • 1 long red chilli, sliced
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • Coriander sprigs, to garnish
  • Fried shallots, to garnish

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or large deep frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the carrot and onion and cook for 2-3 minutes until tender then add the garlic, chicken, prawns and sambal oelek (adjust the amount according to desired heat). Toss until fully combined and cook for another 4-5 minutes until the meat is just cooked through.
  3. Add the cabbage to the wok, cook for a minute until starting to wilt then stir in the rice and cook for 4-5 until heated through.
  4. Stir the combined kecap manis, soy, tomato sauce and fish sauce through the rice, and cook for another 2-3 minutes, moving the rice around the wok to mix in with the sauce evenly. Toss through the green onions.
  5. To serve, spoon rice onto a large platter, top with fried eggs, and accompany with tomato wedges, cucumber, chilli, lemon wedges, coriander sprigs and fried shallots.

Notes

  • Fried shallots are available in Asian grocery stores or most supermarkets in the Asian section.
  • Sriracha can also be used as an alternative to sambal oelek. 

Want to know how to make perfect fried eggs, every time? Discover our easy fried eggs recipe today!