nasi goreng ayam (fried rice with chicken)

nasi goreng ayam ingr nasi goreng ayam

serves 4

  • 250 gr rice
  • 200 gr chicken
  • 1 carrot
  • 4 or 5 shallots (or half onion)
  • 2 or 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 red chilli
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli or cayenne powder
  • 2 eggs
  • oil
  • kecap ikan (fish sauce), or kecap isan (salty soy sauce)


1 rehogar arroz 2 arroz blanco

Fry the rice in a pan with a little oil. Add a pinch of salt and 3 glasses of hot water. Stir it and let it cook on low-medium heat for about 20 minutes.

3 picar ajo y chalotes 4 dorar ajo y chalotes 5 ajo y chalotes dorados 6 ajo y chalotes dorados

Meanwhile, slice half the garlic and shallots, and fry them until they are golden.

7 batir huevo 8 hacer tortilla 9 cortar en tiras

Beat the eggs, make an omelette and cut it into strips.

10 picar verduras 11 rehogar 12 añadir tomate

Chop carrot, pepper, onion and garlic, and fry them in a pan with a little oil on medium-high heat for two minutes. Then, add a pinch of salt and chopped tomato.

13 añadir pollo 14 añadir especias 

Dice the chicken, add it to the pan and fry them two more minutes. Add some sauce, turmeric and chilli powder.

15 añadir arroz 16 freir arroz

Stir it and add the rice. Fry it for a few minutes.

17 añadir tortilla chalotes y ajo 18 mezclar

Add omelette strips, and golden garlic and onion. Mix and serve.


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