Indonesian fried noodles with chicken and shrimp have a slight bite to them. Today is the day to make it simple!
WHAT IS MI GORENG?
I used World Foods Indonesian Fried Rice Paste to make Mie Goreng or fried noodles from Indonesia. It tasted great and was a snap to put together.
My favorite thing about this dish is that I get to enjoy it again, just like I used to during my Bali vacations when the hotel butler would serve me a bowl of these savory noodles every lunchtime!
To make Indonesian Fried Noodles, here is my mie goreng recipe. Please be aware that this is a very basic rendition of a classic Indonesian dish. It’s convenient for my hectic schedule and doesn’t sacrifice flavor.
To prepare nasi goreng or fried rice, you can also use the same paste.
INGREDIENTS FOR MIE GORENG
- Egg noodles
- Bean sprouts
- Nasi goreng paste
- Indonesian sweet soy sauce
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS MI GORENG FLAVOR?
- The nasi goreng paste and kecap manis, or sweet soy sauce from Indonesia, are the star flavors in this dish. The combination of the two flavors creates a mouthwatering taste.
WHAT DO YOU EAT WITH MI GORENG?
- Add more sauces or an egg to make it more interesting if you like, or serve it alongside other delectable Indonesian dishes.
What is the average number of calories in one serving?
- Each serving of this recipe contains only 624 calories.
With this recipe, what are its complementary dishes?
Serve this meal as an entrée. I’ve compiled a collection of recipes that are both healthy and quick enough to prepare on a weeknight.
- INDONESIAN SATE
- GRILLED COCONUT CHICKEN WITH LEMON BASIL
- BEEF RENDANG
- 6 medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 1/2 tbsp. kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce)
- 3 tablespoons nasi goreng paste
- 1 lb. yellow egg noodles rinsed with cold water and drained
- 2 oz. (56 g) cabbage, shredded
- Chopped scallion, garnishing
- 4 oz. (115 g) chicken meat, cut into small pieces
- 6 oz. of rinsed bean sprouts, roots removed (optional)
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Tomato wedges, garnishing
- The oil should be heated in your wok or large skillet over high heat before using. Fry until fragrant, add the minced garlic, then stir in the chicken and shrimp. Frequently stir until they are about halfway done.
- When you’re ready to add the kecap manis and salt, toss in the shredded cabbage, bean sprouts, and noodles in a wok or skillet and stir fry for about 10 seconds.
- When the noodles are cooked through, use the spatula to toss the noodles with all the ingredients.
- Scallion and tomato slices can be garnished on the plate before serving. Serve right away.
- A paste made by World Foods is called Nasi Goreng.
- World Foods is a Malaysian company with a Thai factory. It has a wide variety of sauces and pastes used in regular cooking.
- In the United States, Whole Foods and other merchants carry an extensive range online.