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Nasi Goreng (indonesian Stir-fried Rice)

Ingredients300g long-grain ricetiga tbsp vegetable oil4 large eggs, beaten100g fine green beans, cut in halfdua chicken breasts, cut into small even chunks180g pack large raw peeled prawns, cut in half200g shallots, thinly sliced20g garlic, finely choppeddua medium-hot red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped1 red bird’s-eye chilli, sliced1 medium carrot, thinly sliced1 quantity Balinese spice paste (see recipe in ‘goes well with’1 tbsp tomato purée1 tbsp kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce)1 tbsp light soy sauce8 spring onions, thinly slicedTo serve½ cucumber , sliced2 medium tomatoes , sliced4 tbsp crispy fried onionsprawn crackerMethodSTEP 1

Put the rice in a medium heavy-based saucepan and add 520ml water. Quickly bring to the boil, stir once and cover with a tight-fitting lid. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 10 mins. Uncover, fluff up with a fork and spread over a tray. Set aside to cool.STEP 2

Meanwhile, heat 1 tbsp oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Pour in the beaten egg and, as it begins to cook, use a spatula to bring large flakes of cooked egg into the middle of the omelette. Continue to cook like this for a couple of mins, then leave the rest of the egg to resep nasi goreng rumahan set completely. Flip the omelette over and transfer to a plate to cool before cutting it into long, thin shreds.STEP tiga

Drop the beans into a pan of boiling salted water and cook for 3 mins. Drain, refresh under cold water and set aside.STEP 4

Heat the remaining oil in a wok or large, deep frying pan until almost smoking. resep nasi goreng rumahan Add the chicken and prawns, and stir-fry for 1 min. Tip in the shallots, garlic, chillies and carrots, and stir-fry for a further dua mins until the carrot is just tender. Add the spice paste and stir-fry for 1 min more. Add the tomato purée, kecap cantik, cooked rice and green beans, and stir-fry over a high heat for 2 mins. Add the soy sauce, spring onions and shredded omelette, and toss together.STEP 5

Spoon the nasi goreng onto warmed plates. Overlap the cucumber and tomato on the side of each plate, sprinkle over the crispy fried onions and serve with prawn crackers.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2016