Nasi goreng with sardines

Nasi goreng with sardines

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
We throw a fresh spin on the traditional Indonesian rice pot- this version uses oily fish combined with turmeric rice, coriander and prawns

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal446
  • fat20g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein36g
  • salt2g
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Ingredients

  • 4 sardine, gutted
    Sardine

    Sardine

    sar-deen

    Sardines are named after the island of Sardinia, where they were once found in abundance. Found…

  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 2 egg, beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 6 spring onion, 4 chopped, 2 shredded
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 2 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp shrimp paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp tomato purée
  • 2 red chilli, sliced
  • 400g cooked rice (250g uncooked)
    Rice

    Rice

    r-eye-s

    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

  • 85g small prawn
    Prawn

    Prawn

    praw-n

    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce, plus extra to serve (optional)
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • large handful coriander leaves
  • 3 tbsp crispy shallot flakes (optional)
    Shallot

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • finely sliced cucumber, to serve

Method

  1. Heat the grill to high and brush the sardines with a little oil. Grill for about 4 mins on each side until lightly blistered and cooked through, then set aside.

  2. Heat half the remaining oil in a wok and cook the eggs to a thin omelette. Tip onto a plate to cool. Heat the rest of the oil in the same wok. Add the chopped spring onions, the garlic, shrimp paste, turmeric, tomato purée and half the chilli. Sizzle everything together to form a paste, then add the rice and prawns. Season with soy sauce and stir-fry for 5 mins until everything is combined and hot.

  3. Roll up the omelette and finely shred. Flake the fish into large boneless chunks. Stir the omelette ribbons and fish into the rice, then scatter over the shredded spring onions, remaining chilli, coriander leaves and crispy shallot flakes (if using). Serve the rice with extra soy, if you like, and finely sliced cucumber on the side.

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Comments (4)

dizzy fish's picture
3.75

I used tin sardines for quickness and added a squeeze of lime to finish...very flavoursome!

r s monaghan's picture
5

Very tasty, I make it often I use smoked mackerel instead of the sardines and serve with a fried egg instead of the omlette

hjv's picture

I love this recipe, love getting my hands dirty with the sardines too!! I've cooked this a couple of times now and it is easy and very very tasty.

mandafers's picture

Made this last night and really enjoyed it. A lot of it can be prepared in advance (fish, rice) so you can throw it together when you're ready.
The flavour was lovely with hints of chilli but not overpowering the sardine.
Will make this again and try chicken & prawns and maybe add some peas for a change.

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