Nasi Goreng Istimewa

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Nasi Goreng Istimewa

by Eric Low

Start the day with this special fried rice, best served with a lightly fried egg, cucumber slices and prawn crackers!

Cuisine : Asian Course : Main Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 10 mins Cook : 12 mins Ready in : 22 mins Serves : 4


  • 125ml Oil
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Garlic
  • ½ Brown Skin Onion (chopped)
  • 100g Beijing Cabbage (diced)
  • 200g Fresh Prawn Meat (diced, blanched)
  • 3 tbsp Sambal Chilli
  • 1 tsp Belachan Powder
  • 800g Cooked Rice
  • 4 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 1 tsp Dark Soya Sauce (kicap manis)
  • 80g Frozen Green Peas (thawed)


  • Crispy Fried Shallots
  • Spring Onions (diced)
  • Sliced Red Chillies


  1. Heat oil, scramble eggs till foamy. Add garlic, onion and cabbage, sauté till fragrant.
  2. Mix in sambal chili and belachan powder. Return cooked rice to wok and fry for a minute. Add ketchup, fish sauce and dark soya sauce, sauté for another 5 minutes over high heat.
  3. Mix in green peas and toss for another minute, divide rice into 4 portions and serve with recommended garnishes.
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