Quick & spicy nasi goreng

Save on the washing up with this speedy supper for one, with wholesome ingredients like Chinese cabbage and brown rice, finished with a fried egg

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 1
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 540
  • fat 30g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 47g
  • sugars 11g
  • fibre 9g
  • protein 17g
  • salt 6.4g


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, finely sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • ½ small Chinese or Savoy cabbage, shredded
  • 175g cooked brown rice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce (optional)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 egg
  • hot chilli sauce, to serve


  1. Heat the oil in a wok over a high heat. Add the onion and cook for 3-4 mins until softened and slightly caramelised. Add the garlic and stir for 1 min.

  2. Toss in the carrot and cabbage, then cook for 1-2 mins. Add the rice and stir to warm through. Pour in the fish sauce, soy sauce and some seasoning. Make a well in the centre of the wok and crack in the egg. Fry until the white is nearly set.

  3. Serve the rice in a large bowl, topped with the fried egg and drizzled with chilli sauce.

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