One Dish Nasi Goreng

Fragrant and tasty, this one dish version of Nasi Goreng is quick and easy.

Ideal for all the family, but if you like a bit of a kick, add some chilli.

One Dish Nasi Goreng

One Dish Nasi Goreng

Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Indonesian
Servings 4 people


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500 grams chicken thigh fillet cut into 4cm pieces
  • 1 onion halved lengthways, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tbsp kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
  • 1 tbsp salt-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp sambal oelek
  • 2 cups long-grain rice
  • 4 cups (1L) chicken stock
  • 12 medium green prawns peeled, deveined
  • 4 size 7 eggs


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add chicken and cook for 10 minutes or until well browned. 
  • Add onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes or until softened. Add kecap manis, soy, chilli sauce, sambal oelek and rice. Stir until well combined. Pour in stock and bring to the boil.
  • Remove from heat. Transfer to a roasting dish and cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and add the prawns to the rice mixture. Make 4 indentations into the rice and break an egg into each indent. Recover with foil and bake for a further 10 minutes or until the egg whites are just cooked.
  • Stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Top with onion, cucumber, tomatoes, peanuts and coriander and serve.


If you like a kick of heat, add 1-2 finely chopped small red chillies.
You can substitute the prawns for any other protein or leave out altogether.
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