Annabel Karmel’s Vegetarian Nasi Goreng

  • Makes 4-6 portions

Indonesian stir-fry rice dish that contains strips of omelette among corn, pepper and peas

  • 200g rice
  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 3tbsp low-sodium soy sauce (omit for young children if you can’t find a low-sodium version)
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1tbsp soft dark brown sugar
  • 50g baby corn, cut into small disks
  • ¼ red pepper, diced
  • 100g frozen peas 


  • Step 1

    Rinse the rice and cook according to the packet instructions. Drain, rinse with cold water and leave to cool. 

  • Step 2

    Heat 1tbsp oil in a wok or frying pan. Beat the eggs with 1tsp soy sauce (if using) and 1tbsp water. Add to the frying pan and cook to make a large omelette. 

  • Step 3

    Transfer omelette to a board, roll up and cut into strips and transfer to a plate. Heat the remaining 1tbsp oil and stir fry the shallots for 2 to 3 minutes until they start to brown.

  • Step 4

    Stir in the garlic and cook for 1 minute, then stir in the sugar and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Add the pepper and corn and soften for 3-4 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Add the rice and peas and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, until the rice is hot and peas are cooked.

  • Step 6

    Stir in the remaining 2tbsp soy sauce, if using, and omelette pieces and serve with extra soy sauce if liked. 

Tip - try a meat-version by adding strips of chicken

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