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    Nasi goreng with crispy fried egg

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 25 minutes

    Serves: 4


    2 x 250g packs Waitrose microwave basmati rice
    2 tbsp vegetable oil
    2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
    15g fresh root ginger, thinly sliced
    1 red Thai chilli, finely sliced
    1 tbsp tamarind paste
    100g sliced fine green beans
    28g pack coriander, stalks finely chopped, leaves roughly chopped
    2 tbsp kicap manis
    4 large eggs
    Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients crispy fried onions, to top
    lime wedges, to serve


    1. Heat the rice according to pack instructions. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok; fry the garlic, ginger, chilli and tamarind paste for 2 minutes. Add the beans and coriander stalks, fry for 1 minute; toss in the rice and kicap manis. Season and take off the heat.

    2. Put 1 tbsp oil in a large frying pan over a high heat until very hot. Fry the eggs for 1 minute. Divide the rice between 4 bowls. Top each with a fried egg, coriander leaves, a little sliced chilli, and a few crispy fried onions. Serve with the lime wedges. 

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Food, January 2017 issue. Download the Waitose Food app for the full issue


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