Indonesian fried rice with mackerel

Indonesian fried rice with mackerel

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(27 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
On the table in just 20 minutes and cheap to make too, this one-pan supper will satisfy everyone

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal760
  • fat44g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs61g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre4g
  • protein34g
  • salt5.66g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

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

  • 1 tbsp red curry paste
  • pinch caster sugar
  • 800g cooked basmati rice (about 250g-300g uncooked)
  • small bunch spring onions, sliced
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

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

  • 140g frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce, plus extra to serve
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

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

  • 4 smoked mackerel fillets, flaked
  • ½ cucumber, cut into half moons

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok. Tip in the eggs and swirl to coat the base of the pan. Cook for 1 min, then flip and cook the other side until set. Remove and roughly chop into ribbons.

  2. Add the curry paste and sugar and fry for 1 min. Tip in the rice and stir to coat in the paste, then add the spring onions and peas. Stir-fry for 2-3 mins until everything is really hot. Add the soy sauce, then gently toss through the omelette ribbons and mackerel.

  3. Divide between 4 bowls and garnish with the cucumber. Serve with extra soy sauce, if you like.

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Comments (28)

njwilson121's picture
5

Really recommended! I was sceptical about using mackerel, but it Worked so well. Will do again and again (especially since it's such good value!)

evil_princess's picture
5

Quick, cheap and easy to make. Whole family enjoyed this.

thecherub's picture
4

This recipe was REALLY quick, easy, tasty and cheap to do too. All qualities I love! My only comment would be that it was quite salty. Also I did add more thai paste than suggested. I will be making it again though.

shonagon's picture

Not entirely sure what's 'Indonesian' about it...but all the same it's a really tasty,simple & quick midweek supper with punchy flavours. Great use for leftover rice.

mounses2's picture
5

Very very simple and super quick to prepare. Will be making this again soon.

Frantic Flapjack's picture
4

This was very quick to make, tasty and an unusual way to serve smoked mackerel.

adnamabrown's picture
5

Lovely quick ans easy dish. My kids love smoked mackerel, so always good to find a new recipe for it!!

tracyann's picture
5

Tasty, quick and cheap. Great to get the kids eating Mackerel.

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