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Sweet & spicy fried rice

Sweet & spicy fried rice

Inspired by the classic Indonesian dish nasi goreng, this is a meal that you’ll make on repeat.

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HealthyHigh protein1 of your 5 a day
  • Serves2
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook10 mins
  • Total time20 mins

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Essential Vegetable Oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 clove/s garlic
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 100g fine green beans, cut into 2-3cm pieces
  • 165g pack Essential Raw King Prawns
  • 250g pack microwaveable jasmine rice
  • 2 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients Ketjap Manis
  • 2 tsp reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 2 No.1 Longstock Gold eggs
  • Thinly sliced salad onions and cucumber, and lime wedges, to serve (optional)

Method

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large frying pan or wok over a high heat. Add the shallot, garlic, chilli and beans, then fry for 1 minute. Add the prawns and fry for 1 minute more, then add the rice, ketjap manis and soy sauce

  2. Stir fry everything for 3-4 minutes until the rice starts to catch a little and caramelise in places and the prawns are pink and opaque throughout. Divide between 2 warm plates.

  3. Wipe out the pan and return to a high heat with the remaining 1 tbsp oil. Crack in the eggs and fry for 2-3 minutes, basting with the oil to help them cook. Top the rice with the eggs and serve with sliced salad onions and cucumber, plus lime wedges, if liked

Cook’s tip

Leftovers

Ketjap manis

This sweet and syrupy soy sauce is hugely popular in Indonesian cooking. It makes a good marinade for chicken or pork, and can be used as a dipping sauce too.

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

2,265kJ/ 540kcals

Fat

22g

Saturated Fat

3.2g

Carbohydrates

53g

Sugars

6.6g

Fibre

3.9g

Protein

31g

Salt

1.8g

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