Nasi Goreng (indonesian Stir-fried Rice)

 

This fragrant rice dish with chicken, prawns and shredded omelette is the ultimate comfort food for spice lovers

What you will need

300g long-grain rice Rice r-eye-s Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

3 tbsp vegetable oil

4 large eggs, beaten Egg egg The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

100g fine green beans, cut in half

2 chicken breasts, cut into small even chunks

180g pack large raw peeled prawns, cut in half Prawn praw-n There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

200g shallots, thinly sliced Shallot shal-lot Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

20g garlic, finely chopped Garlic gar-lik Part of the lily, or alium, family, of which onions are also a member, garlic is one of the most…

2 medium-hot red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped

1 red bird's-eye chilli, sliced

1 medium carrot, thinly sliced Carrot ka-rot The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

1 quantity Balinese spice paste (see recipe in 'goes well with'

1 tbsp tomato purée

1 tbsp kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce)

1 tbsp light soy sauce

8 spring onions, thinly sliced Spring onion sp-ring un-yun Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

½ cucumber, sliced

2 medium tomatoes, sliced Tomato toe-mart-oh A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

4 tbsp crispy fried onions Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

prawn cracker

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