Nasi goreng

Add a spark to your meal time, by bringing an aromatic, pork version of this staple Indonesian spicy rice dish to life.

  • 25 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Nasi goreng
  • 2 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 250 gram pork fillet, sliced thinly
  • 1 medium (150g) brown onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 medium (200g) red capsicum, sliced thinly
  • 3 fresh long red chillies, sliced thinly
  • 1 teaspoon shrimp paste
  • 250 gram small uncooked prawns, peeled
  • 4 cup cold cooked long grain white rice
  • 4 green onions (green shallots), sliced thinly
  • 1 tablespoon kecap mains
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil, extra
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoon chopped unsalted roasted peanuts, toasted
  • 2 green onions (green shallots) sliced thinly, extra


Nasi goreng
  • 1
    Heat half the oil in a wok; stir-fry the pork, in batches, until browned. Remove from the wok.
  • 2
    Heat the remaining oil in the same wok; stir-fry onion, capsicum, chilli, garlic, ginger and shrimp paste until fragrant and softened. Add prawns; stir-fry until changed in colour. Add rice; stir-fry for 1 minute or until well combined.
  • 3
    Return the pork to the wok with green onions and kecap manis; stir-fry to coat the rice in sauce.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, heat the extra oil in a large frying pan; cook the eggs, sunny side up, until the whites are set. Remove from the pan; cover to keep warm.
  • 5
    Top each serve of rice with an egg; sprinkle with peanuts and extra onions.

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