Quick Nasi Goreng With Jasmine Rice

Try this recipe for nasi goreng, a typical Indonesian-style fried rice dish made here with jasmine rice, ground chicken, fried rice seasonings and veggies.

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Quick Nasi Goreng With Jasmine Rice

Cooking time PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 20 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
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TOTAL TIME 20 mins


  • 2 cups Minute® Jasmine Rice
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 small shallots, grated
  • 1 tbsp sambal oelek (chile paste)
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup (8 oz) ground chicken
  • 2 tbsp kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion


  • Made with fluffy Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice, ground chicken, an assortment of seasonings and diced vegetables, our take on nasi goreng makes a satisfying and quick dinner in less than 30 minutes.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions. Spread out on a pan to cool completely.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, shallots and sambal oelek to the pan and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

    Step 3

  • Add the carrots and chicken to the pan and stir well to combine. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until chicken begins to brown.

    Step 4

  • Add rice, kecap manis and soy sauce and mix gently to combine. Continue to cook for 3-4 minutes, until rice is heated through.

    Step 5

  • Serve garnished with bean sprouts, cilantro and green onion.

    Recipe Tip

    Sambal oelek (a chile paste) and kecap manis (a sweet soy sauce) are available at most Asian markets.

Nasi Goreng (pronounced Nah-See Go-Rang)

There’s no time like the present to try something new and flavorful! Not to mention, this fried rice dish takes just 20 minutes to make, from start to finish. Nasi Goreng means “fried rice” in Indonesian so even if you’ve never eaten it, you’ve probably tried something similar.

By using Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice — which cooks up in just 5 minutes — to make this dish, you can enjoy this savory dish as soon as possible!

Don’t let the list of ingredients intimidate you. This dish is simple to make, and you can use substitutes to make this dish your own. Use ingredients you have on hand, such as garlic powder or finely sliced chicken breast, instead of the ingredients listed in the recipe. Use this as an opportunity to try something new and afterward, try using some leftover soy sauce, cilantro and bean sprouts in a delicious Creamy Thai Soup.

Discover more international-inspired flavors with Minute® Rice! Try our Cajun-inspired Red Beans and Rice for a dinner packed with Southern flavors. Also, try our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan.

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