This easy spicy anchovy fried rice is known as nasi goreng kampung in Malaysia. It's a simple fried rice with Malaysian traditional taste that surely has a special place in any Malaysians' hearts.
More Rice Recipes
- Kimchi fried rice
- Surf and turf fried rice (nasi goreng USA)
- Blue rice salad (nasi kerabu)
- Coconut milk rice (nasi lemak)
- Thai chicken rice
Spicy Anchovy Fried Rice
- ⅓ cup dry anchovies (50 gr), fry them until crispy and set aside
- 2 shallots , roughly chopped
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1 tbsp dry shrimps*
- 1 tbsp dry anchovies *soak both dry shrimps and anchovies for 10 minutes in water and drain them
- 8 Thai red chillis , cut
- 2 eggs
- ⅓ cup green beans (around 5 green beans), cut into 1 cm length
- 4 cup cooked rice (800 gr), preferably one day old & short grain rice
- 1 tbsp light soy sauce
- 2 tbsp water
- 2 oz baby spinach (60 gr)
- olive oil
- In a mortar, pound the shallots, garlic, dry shrimps, dry anchovies and chillies into a paste. Set aside. You can also use a blender or food processor.
- Heat a wok on medium high heat with some olive oil. Add in the pounded paste and cook until the shallots become soft. Add in green beans and cook for 2-3 minutes. Move everything to one side and pour in eggs. Let them harden a bit and scramble them. Mix everything.
- Add in cooked rice and mix well. Add in soy sauce, water and stir everything to combine. Add salt if necessary. Add in spinach, mix well and cook until they are wilted. Add in fried anchovies, turn the heat off and mix everything well. Your fried rice is ready to serve.