Malaysian Nasi Goreng (fried rice)
Nasi Goreng Fried rice is very popular meal around the world especially in Asia. It is serves for breakfast in the pacific and lunch in some other Asian countries. In Malaysia, nasi goreng is of their famous type of fried rice and similar taste with Indonesian Fried rice. Nasi means rice and goreng means fried. There’s a lot of variation of making fried rice, and the most unique taste I’ve experience is the nasi gaoreng of Malaysia. This dish has spicy and curry taste like in it. The aroma is truly fantastic. You can pair this with chicken, beef, or lamb or eat the rice as is because it can be a main dish itself.
- 2 cups cold cooked rice
- 1 tbsp. Sambal oelek chili paste
- 1 tbsp sweet soy sauce (kecap manis)
- 1 tbsp nasi goreng seasoning mix (optional)
- 1/4 kilo boneless chicken breast cut in cubes
- 1 cup peeled prawns or shrimps
- 3 pieces cucumber peeled and sliced
- 1 tomato sliced
- 2 green chili pepper chopped
- 1/4 cup shallot or onion leeks chopped
- 1 sunny side up fried egg
- cooking oil
- Servings: 2
- Time: 30 minutes
- Level: Easy
- Cuisine: Malaysian
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- Heat cooking oil in a wok. Add Sambal paste, stir and fry until fragrant.
- Add chicken meat and chopped green chili pepper. Stir and fry until chicken turns golden brown. Add peeled prawn and stir until changes color.
- Place in cooked rice. Stir and fry for more few minutes until well blended. Season with sweet soy sauce (kecap manis) and Nasi Goreng seasoning mix. Stir well for few minutes.
- Place on a platter garnished with sliced cucumber and tomatoes on the side. Top, with a fried egg. Sprinkle with chopped onion leeks.
- Serve and enjoy!
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