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Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice)

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

Nasi Goreng is the national dish of Indonesia cooked by street vendors in food carts across the country. It's extremely easy to make and it tastes delicious!

nasi goreng recipe

 1 tbsp coconut oil
 500 g chicken breast, finely chopped
 3 eggs
 7 g ginger, crushed
 7 g garlic, crushed
 1 small red onion, finely chopped
 ½ tsp turmeric
 1 ½ tsp chilli flakes
 3 tbsp kepcap manis*
 250 g basmati rice, raw weight, cooked then chilled
 fresh coriander, chopped
*If you don't have kepcap manis
 1 tbsp honey
 3 tbsp soy sauce

Heat the coconut oil in a wok on a very high heat until it begins to smoke.


Add the chicken and fry until golden brown.


Move to the edge of the wok and add the eggs. Lightly scramble then mix through with the chicken.


Add the onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric and chilli flakes and fry for another few minutes.


Add the chilled, cooked rice and the kepcap manis. Fry, mixing continuously for 2-3 minutes.


Serve. Garnish with a fried egg on top and fresh coriander.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 494
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g16%
Total Carbohydrate 63g21%
Protein 38g76%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.