Traditional Nasi Goreng Recipe

Best fried rice recipes

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This popular takeaway dish comes in many varieties, from spicy breakfast rice to Thai-style crab and Indonesian nasi goreng

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Ingredients

  • We use basmati rice, brown rice and more

Nasi goreng (Indonesian fried rice)

Nasi goreng means ‘fried rice’ in Indonesian. This traditional recipe is made with chicken and comes topped with super crispy fried eggs and punchy hot sauce.

Traditional Nasi Goreng Recipe

Thai-style broccoli fried rice

Swapping out rice for whizzed up broccoli makes this a great, healthy alternative to fried rice. Packed with protein and low in calories, it's speedy to make and full of exciting texture and flavour, with punchy chilli, zingy lime, crunchy veg and peanuts.

Thai style broccoli fried rice

Vegan peanut fried rice with sticky soy aubergines

Here, rice is fried with ginger, garlic, chilli and peanuts for an aromatic result, then topped with sweet, sticky aubergines. A great vegan dish that's a novel alternative to a classic stir-fry.

Soy Roasted Aubergines Recipe With Fried Rice

Spicy breakfast fried rice

Have fried rice for breakfast in the form of this simple dish with spicy red chillis, salty-sweet bacon jam and soft boiled eggs. A low-calorie meal that's quick, easy and ready in 20 minutes.

Breakfast Fried Rice Recipe

Tofu fried rice

Check out our vegan fried rice with smoked tofu. It's a low-calorie dish that's really simple and speedy to make – a great midweek meal for two. We have lots more great tofu recipes here. 

Vegan Fried Rice Recipe with Tofu

Vegetable fried rice with turmeric

Try our vibrant turmeric-fried rice. This colourful recipe is packed with punchy flavour and is really straightforward to make. Plus, it comes in under 300 calories per serving. See more of our favourite turmeric recipes here. 

Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe with Turmeric

Gado gado fried rice

This classic Indonesian salad of vegetables and boiled eggs is bulked up with spicy fried rice and dressed with a rich peanut, lime and coconut sauce.

Gado Gado Salad Recipe with Fried Rice

Egg and bacon fried rice

Our comforting recipe for egg and bacon fried rice is a quick and easy substitute for anyone craving a midweek Chinese takeaway. Did we mention it only takes 20 minutes to make?

Egg and Bacon Fried Rice

Storecupboard fried rice

This recipe is really useful on those days when you're too busy to shop for specific dishes. You're likely to have everything you need for this dish already, and it's ready in under 30 minutes. Try more storecupboard recipes.

Storecupboard fried rice

Thai-style crab fried rice with prik nam pla

Make the most of crab in this fresh and crunchy Thai wok-fried rice, with broccoli, spring onions and Thai-style dipping sauce.

Thai Fried Rice Recipe with Crab and Prik Nam Pla

Cajun fried rice

This recipe for cajun fried rice with garlic, pepper, smoked sausage and paprika, is quick, easy and under 500 calories. Perfect for a midweek meal.

cajun fried rice

Korean-style fried cauli rice

Make your own cauliflower rice for our Korean-inspired recipe. It's an easy-to-make vegetarian dish which is also gluten-free and low in calories.

Korean Fried Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Stir-fried brown rice with hoisin-glazed tofu

Give slices of tofu a rich hoisin glaze and serve in a bowl of stir-fried brown rice. This recipe is really easy, vegetarian and under 500 calories.

Hoisin-glazed tofu with stir-fried brown rice
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