I learned how to make this very simple dish by watching the warung owners in Indonesia, but adapted it to my own tastes.

Kate
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring the rice and water to boil in a pot. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes.

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  • Heat the oil in a wok, and cook the onion, garlic, and green chile until tender. Mix in the carrot and celery. Stir in the rice, and mix in kecap manis, tomato sauce, and soy sauce. Continue cooking about 1 minute, until heated through. Transfer to bowls, and garnish with cucumber slices.

  • Place eggs in the wok, and cook until set. Place in the bowls over the rice and vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

215.4 calories; protein 10g 20% DV; carbohydrates 26.7g 9% DV; fat 7.7g 12% DV; cholesterol 186mg 62% DV; sodium 1033.5mg 41% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (13)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
10/05/2008
Nasi Goreng - This recipe works best if you use rice made the night before and it is cold from the refrig. I always use jasmine rice. If you do not have 'kecap manis' you can use ketchup mixed with a little brown sugar. I also add chicken to mine and have used tofu. I simply saute the garlic and onion add one chicken breast thinly sliced with the egg then I add the veggies chili's (always red) and season with some salt and white pepper. Once my veggies are cooked I add the pre-cooked rice and the sauces. I may cook for 5 minutes or so. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
01/25/2005
This is a soupy sauce-fest. Don't do it. Read More
(7)
16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 5 stars
10/05/2008
Nasi Goreng - This recipe works best if you use rice made the night before and it is cold from the refrig. I always use jasmine rice. If you do not have 'kecap manis' you can use ketchup mixed with a little brown sugar. I also add chicken to mine and have used tofu. I simply saute the garlic and onion add one chicken breast thinly sliced with the egg then I add the veggies chili's (always red) and season with some salt and white pepper. Once my veggies are cooked I add the pre-cooked rice and the sauces. I may cook for 5 minutes or so. Read More
(26)
Rating: 5 stars
02/11/2009
I came from Indonesia and nasi goreng is really common for people in Indonesia. I tried this recipe very nice almost like my own recipe. For me I'll add the chilli pepper with thai pepper. I like spicy and hot!! Read More
(15)
Rating: 4 stars
01/14/2007
During my visit to Jakarta fried rice was the main stay of my diet. This taste very close to that. Read More
(9)
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Rating: 1 stars
01/24/2005
This is a soupy sauce-fest. Don't do it. Read More
(7)
Rating: 2 stars
07/28/2006
First of all this is truly not the original authentic Indonesian fried rice. The taste is okay I can eat it but not a favorite. Read More
(6)
Rating: 2 stars
02/20/2007
Ingredients aren't complete..bottled sauce is even better Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/16/2009
Everyone at the table hsd seconds. Need I say more! Read More
(5)
Rating: 1 stars
03/24/2008
This recipe doesn't even look authentic. I'd suggest starting over with new ingredients. Read More
(5)
Rating: 4 stars
05/09/2008
I thought this was pretty good. I did not have any kecap manis so I looked it up on line and made it from scratch. The dish will not blow you away but it did taste better than the last Indonesian fried rice I ordered in a restaurant. Read More
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