Nasi Goreng Adapted to Brazilian Cuisine


Nasi Goreng Adapted to Brazilian Cuisine

Brazilian-inspired Fried Rice: A Fusion of Flavors

In the vibrant world of Brazilian cuisine, this adapted Nasi Goreng recipe brings a delightful fusion of Indonesian and Brazilian flavors. Combining the aromatic spices of the original dish with the vibrant ingredients of Brazilian cuisine, this Brazilian-inspired Fried Rice is a true culinary adventure.

Jan Dec

15 minutes

15 minutes

30 minutes

4 servings


Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free, Low-fat, High-protein

Shellfish (shrimp)

Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Keto, Low-carb


While the original Nasi Goreng is traditionally made with Indonesian spices and ingredients, this adapted version incorporates Brazilian flavors and ingredients to create a unique fusion dish. The use of Brazilian seasonings and local vegetables adds a distinct twist to the traditional Indonesian fried rice. We alse have the original recipe for Nasi goreng, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 350 kcal / 1465 KJ
  • Fat: 8g (1g saturated)
  • Carbohydrates: 45g (5g sugars)
  • Protein: 25g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat.
  2. 2.
    Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the skillet and sauté until fragrant.
  3. 3.
    Add the diced red bell pepper and carrot to the skillet and cook until slightly softened.
  4. 4.
    Stir in the shredded chicken breast and cooked shrimp, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  5. 5.
    Push the ingredients to one side of the skillet and add the cooked white rice to the other side.
  6. 6.
    Drizzle the soy sauce, tomato paste, and Brazilian hot sauce (if using) over the rice. Mix well to combine all the ingredients.
  7. 7.
    Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. 8.
    Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the flavors are well combined and the rice is heated through.
  9. 9.
    Remove from heat and garnish with sliced green onions.
  10. 10.
    Serve hot and enjoy your Brazilian-inspired Fried Rice!

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Shrimp — Make sure to devein and peel the shrimp before cooking to ensure a smooth texture in the dish.

Tips & Tricks

  • For an extra kick of flavor, add a squeeze of lime juice before serving.
  • Feel free to customize the dish by adding other vegetables such as peas, corn, or green beans.
  • If you prefer a spicier version, increase the amount of Brazilian hot sauce according to your taste.
  • Leftover cooked rice works best for this recipe as it is slightly drier and less sticky.
  • To make it a complete meal, serve the Brazilian-inspired Fried Rice with a side of fresh salad or grilled vegetables.

Serving advice

Serve the Brazilian-inspired Fried Rice hot as a main course. Garnish with additional sliced green onions for a pop of color and freshness.

Presentation advice

For an appealing presentation, consider serving the Brazilian-inspired Fried Rice in a hollowed-out pineapple or a colorful ceramic bowl. Sprinkle some chopped cilantro on top for an added touch of vibrancy.