Nasi goreng with poached eggs

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Nasi goreng is Indonesian fried rice, flavoured with sweet soy sauce. Add a poached egg and you've got a great, quick midweek meal for two.



  • olive oil
  • red chillies 2, shredded
  • shallots 4, finely sliced
  • garlic 1 clove, finely chopped
  • carrot 1 large, peeled and julienned
  • chestnut mushrooms 150g, sliced
  • ready-cooked basmati rice 250g pack
  • brown sugar 2 tsp
  • soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • Asian chilli sauce 2 tbsp, plus extra to serve
  • coriander 1/2 a small bunch, chopped
  • eggs 2, poached or fried to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large non-stick pan or wok. Cook the chilli, shallots, garlic, carrot and mushrooms for 3-4 minutes. Add the rice and cook for another 2 minutes, breaking it up as it cooks. Mix the brown sugar with the soy and the chilli sauce until dissolved, then stir through the rice. Stir in the coriander.

  • Step 2

    Divide the rice between two bowls then top each with a poached or fried egg and sprinkle over more chilli sauce.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 394
  • Carbs 51.4g
  • Protein 13.6g
  • Fat 15g
  • Salt 2.9g
  • Fibre 4g