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We recommend topping this fried rice with diced cucumbers and tomatoes, but for a more traditional Indonesian accompaniment, top it with a fried egg. Sambal oelek is a spicy table condiment from Southeast Asia; look for it in gourmet grocery stores and Asian markets. Total time: 35 minutes.

Viviana Carballo
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2006

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Credit: Randy Mayor

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots and chile to pan; sauté 2 minutes or until the shallots are lightly browned. Add chile paste, fish sauce, soy sauce, salt, and garlic to the pan; cook for 1 minute or until the sauce becomes fragrant. Add diced chicken, shrimp, and rice to the pan, stirring to coat with sauce. Cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Place about 1 1/2 cups rice on each of 4 plates, and sprinkle each serving with 2 tablespoons cucumber and 2 tablespoons tomato.

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Nutrition Facts

430 calories; calories from fat 13%; fat 6.2g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 1.7g; protein 44.1g; carbohydrates 46.1g; fiber 2.3g; cholesterol 225mg; iron 5.8mg; sodium 717mg; calcium 62mg.
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