1 tbsp oil1 tbsp oil
5 oz / 150g chicken breast , thinly sliced (or other protein)
1 tbsp kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
1.5 tbsp oil
2 garlic cloves , finely chopped
1 tsp red chilli , finely chopped
1 onion , small, diced
3 cups cooked white rice , day old, cold
2 tbsp kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
2 tsp shrimp paste , optional
Garnishes/ side servings(optional).
4 eggs , fried to taste
1 green onion , sliced
Tomatos and cucumbers, cut into wedges/chunks
Fried shallots , store bought (optional)
Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat.
Add chilli and garlic, stir for 10 seconds.
Add onion, cook for 1 minute.
Add chicken, cook until it mostly turns white, then add 1 tbsp kecap manis and cook for a further 1 minute or until chicken is mostly cooked through and a bit caramelised.
Add rice, 2 tbsp kecap manis and shrimp paste, if using. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes until sauce reduces down and rice grains start to caramelise (key for flavour!).
Serve, garnished with garnishes of choice (green onions, red chilli, fried shallots).
Serve as a side for Asian main dishes or as part of a large spread, Asian or not!
Make it a meal – traditional Indonesian style!: Serve with a fried egg sunny side up (runny yolk!), tomato wedges and slices of cucumber on the side.
Serves : 4
Swadisth Bhojan – smakelijk eten – Bon appétit – Enjoy your meal