Nasi Goreng

Nasi Goreng 580 Image by: Nasi Goreng 580 Author: Canadian Living

Nasi goreng is Indonesia's version of fried rice. It is made hundreds of ways, with the main components being rice and kecap manis, a sweet and syrupy soy sauce condiment. If you can't find it in the Asian section of grocery stores, substitute 3 tbsp sodium-reduced soy sauce mixed with 3 tbsp liquid honey.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 leek (white and light green parts only), thinly sliced
  • 1/2 sweet red pepper thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Asian chili paste (such as sambal oelek)
  • 8 oz boneless skinless chicken thighs cubed
  • 8 oz frozen medium shrimp thawed, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 3 tablespoons kecap manis
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups fresh spinach leaves coarsely chopped

Method

In nonstick wok or deep skillet, heat 1 tsp of the oil over medium heat; cover and cook eggs until firmly set, about 3 minutes. Fold in half and remove from pan; cut into thin strips. Set aside.

In same wok, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat; cook onion, leek and red pepper, stirring occasionally, until onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, cumin, coriander and chili paste; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Remove to bowl; set aside.

Add chicken to wok; cook until browned and juices run clear when chicken is pierced, about 5 minutes. Stir in shrimp; cook until pink, about 1 minute.

Stir in rice, vegetables, kecap manis, vinegar and salt; toss to coat. Stir in spinach; cook until rice is hot, about 3 minutes. Fold in egg.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 1030 mg
  • Sugars 16 g
  • Protein 31 g
  • Calories 498.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Potassium 562 mg
  • Cholesterol 251 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 67 g

%RDI

  • Iron 31.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 35.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 36.0
  • Vitamin C 52.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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