Balinese Fried Rice - Nasi Goreng

Balinese Fried Rice - Nasi Goreng

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Authentic Balinese Fried Rice (Recipe)

Nasi Goreng Bali


  • 3 cups of cooked rice
  • 100g of meat or fish of your choice
  • Roughly 2cm piece of ginger finely chopped
  • Some vegetable oil
  • 100g of frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp. of kecap manis which can be found at most major supermarkets
  • 1 tsp. of sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp. of dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. of light soy sauce
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 finely chopped cloves of garlic


  1. First of all you need to scramble the eggs in a wok and when they are done put to one side.
  2. Next add the vegetable oil and sesame oil to a hot wok to quickly fry the garlic and ginger before adding the meat or fish. Once these are cooked To a hot wok, add the vegetable oil and sesame oil.
  3. When you are satisfied that the meat or fish is cooked right through add the frozen peas and stir-fry for a minute.
  4. Finally, add the rice, scrambled egg, both of the soy sauces, the kecap manis and season with salt and pepper to your own satisfaction. Stir-fry until evenly mixed and cooked through.

Additional Information:

  • If you want an authentic Indonesian experience then you can serve with a fried egg on top.
  • Nasi Goreng is the best known Indonesian dish outside of Indonesia. There are loads of different varieties of Nasi Goreng and this recipe is easy to adapt to your own personal tastes by adding more spices or ingredients. 
  • The street price is around 70 Cents
  • Make the dish vegetarian and remove the shrimp or meet