INDONESIAN FRIED RICE (NASI GORENG)

Throughout history, Indonesians adapted from variety of cultures China, India, Malaysia, and Middle East, later also with the Portuguese and Spanish. The Dutch colonized Indonesia for two centuries who’s influence is ingrained in their food and culture. A very tasty dish I must say so myself.

  • 2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 oz boneless chicken thigh (cut into 1/2″ strips)
  • 6 oz raw shrimp
  • 2 tbsp veg oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 med onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp finely chopped ginger root
  • 1 tbsp dried shrimp paste
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chili bean sauce/ 1-2 tsp sambal oelek
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp ketjap manis / 1tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 1/4 small Chinese cabbage finely chopped
  1. cook rice in salted water (2 cups long-grain white rice). Leave over night in fridge.
  2. Combine 2 beaten eggs, 2 tsp sesame oil, 1/2 tsp salt
  3. Heat wok, add 1 finely chopped med onion, 2 tsp finely chopped ginger root, 8 oz boneless chicken thigh, 1 tbsp dried shrimp paste, 2 tbsp chopped garlic, 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper >> stir fry until chicken is cooked
  4. Add shrimp >> stir fry. Take everything out and put rice in.
  5. Add #2 (Combine 2 beaten eggs, 2 tsp sesame oil, 1/2 tsp salt) Add 1 tbsp chili bean sauce / 1-2 tsp sambal oelek, 1 tbsp oyster sauce. Mix well.
  6. Add #4 in the stir fry, mix well and ready to serve.

Indonesian Fried Rice

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