This crispy one-pan Indonesian friend rice is made with flavour-bomb ingredients like shrimp paste, chilli and garlic so it’s quick and easy to prep on busy weeknights.
698 calories per serve
60ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil
500g peeled green prawns, deveined, tails intact
1 brown onion, finely chopped
1 long fresh red chilli, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
300g green beans, thinly sliced
1 tsp shrimp paste (find in Asian aisle at the supermarket)
450g packet microwave jasmine rice
250g packet microwave jasmine rice
2 1/2 tbsp kecap manis, plus extra, to serve
2 1/2 tbsp tamari
1 tsp Massel Stock Powder Chicken Style
Green shallots, thinly sliced diagonally, to serve
Sambal oelek, to drizzle
5 Method Steps
Step 1Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan forced. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a 5cm-deep, 25 x 35cm flameproof roasting pan over medium-high heat. Add the prawns(500g peeled green prawns, deveined, tails intact) and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a bowl.
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Step 2Reduce heat to medium. Add the onion (1 brown onion, finely chopped), chilli (1 long fresh red chilli, thinly sliced) and remaining oil to the pan. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until the onion softens. Add the garlic (2 garlic cloves, finely chopped) and cook for 1 minute or until aromatic. Add the green beans (300g green beans, thinly sliced) and cook, stirring, for about 3 minutes or until tender crisp. Add the shrimp paste (1 tsp shrimp paste (find in Asian aisle at the supermarket)) and cook, breaking up the paste with a wooden spoon, for 1 minute or until well combined and aromatic. Remove from heat.
Step 3Add the rice (450g packet microwave jasmine rice) to the pan and stir, breaking up the rice (250g packet microwave jasmine rice) with a wooden spoon, until well combined. Add the kecap manis (2 1/2 tbsp kecap manis, plus extra, to serve) and tamari (2 1/2 tbsp tamari). Stir until the rice is coated. Sprinkle with the stock powder. Pour in 250ml (1 cup) water and stir until combined. Transfer to the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
Step 4Add the prawns to the rice mixture and stir until combined. Make 4 indents in the rice mixture. Crack an egg (4 eggs) into each indent. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the eggs are cooked and the edges of the rice are crisp.
Step 5Top the rice bake with shallot (Green shallots, thinly sliced diagonally, to serve), sambal oelek (Sambal oelek, to drizzle) and extra kecap manis to serve.
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