Nasi Goreng

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1hr 1min

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the rice according to the instructions on the package. Make sure that the rice is fluffy.
  2. In a wok or large skillet, heat the vegetable oil and fry the smoked bacon and pork or chicken until done.
  3. Add the onion and garlic.
  4. Turn the heat to medium and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in a separate large saucepan, bring the carrot and cabbage to a boil in about 4 cups of water. Boil for 3 minutes; drain.
  6. Add the leek and trassi oedang to the meat mixture; simmer for 3 minutes.
  7. Add the cooked cabbage and carrot mixture.
  8. Keep the entire mixture on low heat and stir in the beaten eggs until they are well incorporated.
  9. Add the ketjap manis, cumin, curcumae, coriander, and sambal oelek if using.
  10. Stir well and add the fluffy white rice.
  11. Mix well and serve warm.
  12. Serving Ideas:
  13. May serve with sate (peanut sauce) on the side.
  14. NOTES : Trassi is a shrimp paste found in Asian grocery stores. If you do not have any, you can either use peeled shrimp mixed in with the other meat, or leave it out all together.
  15. Ketjap manis is a sweet soy sauce. Use regular soy sauce if you can't find this type, but you are missing something wonderful! We don't use the cabbage in our nasi.
  16. Instead of the spices listed above, we usually just buy a Nasi goreng spice mixture at a Dutch store, or Chinese market. It is easy and very good.
  17. I don't know what curcumae is so I guess we don't put it in our nasi!

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