Easy Nasi Goreng


Looking for a quick, hearty and a bit spicy meal? Try our easy nasi goreng, made with a delicious spice mix, ham, rice and veggies. Ready in 20 minutes.

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Easy nasi goreng
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2016-10-19, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 20 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 25-02-2021

20 minutes 4 people Main course
Easy nasi goreng


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  • 300 gram rice
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 spring onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 150 gram diced ham1,5 tablespoons nasi goreng spice mix (store-bought or make your own)
  • optional: 1/2 red chili pepper
  • ketjap manis to taste
  • sunflower or other neutral oil
  • pepper and salt to taste
  • optional: serve with a fried egg and krupuk or cassava chips
Easy nasi goreng ingredients
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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • medium-sized pan
  • colander
  • wok

Easy Nasi Goreng

20 minutes 4 people Main course

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Preparation -- 10 minutes

Fill a medium-sized pan with water and salt and bring to a boil. Peel and finely chop the onion and garlic cloves. Remove the seeds from the yellow and red bell pepper and chop into small pieces.

Rinse the zucchini and chop into small cubes, the same size as the diced ham. If you're using a red chili pepper, remove the seeds and finely chop the chili pepper. Slice the spring onions into little rings.  

Easy nasi goreng
Easy nasi goreng

Finishing the easy nasi goreng -- 10 minutes

Cook the rice according to the package in the pan with water and salt. Heat a wok on high heat until it starts to smoke and then add some oil. Saute the chopped onion and garlic for about a minute and then add chopped peppers and zucchini.

If you're using a red chili pepper, you can add it now. Add the diced ham, spring onions and nasi goreng spice mix. Stir well for a few minutes. Drain the rice and add the rice to the wok.

Stir well and then add the ketjap manis until the nasi has a beautiful color, that would be about 4 tablespoons ketjap. Season with pepper and salt and enjoy!

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