This is so delicious and surprisingly easy! I love using cauliflower rice as a substitute, and it works great to make a healthy version of this Indonesian fried rice (which by the way is usually 600-700 calories per bowl)!
Chicken breast tenderloins, or cut thin – and skewered
4 garlic cloves
1 egg per serving
2 tbsp Sambal Olek Paste (or chop up red chili’s)
2 tbsp Kecap Manis (or any sweet soy sauce)
2 cups cauliflower rice (frozen or grate a fresh cauliflower on a cheese grater)
Take your skewered chicken and cook it in a frying pan (or wok if you have it) with the sambal olek, which is just a paste made out of red chili – make sure to use less if you don’t like your food spicey! It does add great flavor though and because it is just chili’s, it has no calories! Cook 7-10 minutes until the chicken is completely cooked through.
Remove the chicken from the pan, and add in the onions, scallions, and garlic. Cook for a few minutes until the onions start becoming translucent.
Add the cauliflower rice and kecap manis, and cook for 3-5 more minutes. Kecap manis is just a thickened, sweeter soy sauce. Sometimes you can find a bottle that just says “sweet soy sauce” and that is the same thing. Decent substitutes would be hoisin or tamari.
That’s it! Top with your chicken skewer and a nice fried egg, as is traditional in nasi goreng – eat and enjoy!
Nutrition: (1 cup of rice with 4oz chicken and 1 egg) *Makes 4 servings