Nasi Goreng Indonesian Fried Rice

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp crushed red peppers , and or 1 Serrano pepper chopped with seeds
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of jasmine rice
  • 3 cups of chicken stock
  • 1 and 1/2 tbs molasses
  • 3 tbs soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup chicken pork or shrimp, minced (you may use a combination of all three if desired)
  • 2 scallions, sliced on a bias
  • 1/3 cup green peas
  • 1 egg, fried
I had this version of fried rice in Java. It is usually served in a folded banana leaf packed so it can be opened and eaten with your fingers. it is also served with a fried egg on top.
  • Heat peanut oil in a wok or large saute pan with a cover,
  • Add the onion, curry powder, turmeric, ginger, peppers and saute gently for 5 minutes.
  • Add the rice and saute 5 minutes or until rice is golden and oil is absorbed.
  • Add the hot stock, cover and place on low heat for 15 to 20 minutes, until all the stock is absorbed and the rice is tender.
  • Stir in the molasses and soy sauce.
  • Add the peanuts, chicken, scallions and green peas and mix well.
  • Let stand covered for 5 minutes.
  • Fry and egg in a non stick pan, either sunny side up or over easy and place atop the rice.

 

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