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Indonesian Fried Rice
with peanuts / green beans / fried egg

Active: 40 minTotal: 40 min

This Indonesian-inspired fried rice is elevated with the flavors of ginger, garlic, honey, and lime juice. Peanuts stirred in at the end give it a nice crunch. It was a meal that got high reviews back when we first featured it in 2018.



Indonesian Fried Rice:
  • Green beans - 1 lb, chopped into 1” / 2.5 cm pieces
  • Bell peppers, red - 1, diced
  • Jalapeno (opt) - 1, diced
  • Ginger - 1 Tbsp, grated
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, chopped
  • Soy sauce, low-sodium - 2 Tbsp
  • Vinegar, rice - 2 tsp
  • Oil, toasted sesame - 2 tsp
  • Honey - 1 tsp
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
  • Cooked rice (leftover from Monday) - ~2 cups
  • Eggs - 4
  • Lime juice - 1 tsp
  • Peanuts, roasted and unsalted - 1/4 cup
  • Hot sauce of choice (opt) - for serving

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Servings Per Recipe 4
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  1. Green beans / Bell peppers / Jalapenos / Ginger / Garlic - Prep as directed. Combine green beans and bell peppers in one container. Store jalapenos, ginger, and garlic in another container. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Make stir-fry sauce - Combine jalapenos, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, toasted sesame oil, and honey. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)


  1. Heat a wok over medium-high heat. Add first part of cooking oil and then green beans and bell peppers to heated oil. Saute until beans start to darken and char in spots. Add stir-fry sauce to the pan and cover with a lid or foil. Steam beans and peppers, covered, until tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Remove cover and stir in rice. Toss everything together and cook for 1 minute more.
  3. Remove rice from heat and cover to keep warm.
  4. Heat a nonstick pan with second part of cooking oil over medium heat. Crack eggs into heated oil. Cook eggs on one side for sunny-side up or flip and cook on both sides.
  5. Stir lime juice and peanuts into fried rice.
  6. Serve eggs over fried rice with some hot sauce on top if you’d like. Enjoy!

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This meal has 20 reviews

Great flavors!

By: Marin
Posted: Dec 09, 2019
Diet: Original

Why don't I marinate chicken more often? This was very easy, very quick, and very delicious! I made 4 portions on Sunday, and it kept me interested the whole week!

By: Esther
Posted: Dec 07, 2019
Diet: Original

I had to take the chicken out of the baking dish and cook it for an additional 20 minutes on a sheet pan because I didn't cut the chicken breasts smaller, but overall, super delicious! The peanut-sauce made the entire dish.

By: Natascha
Posted: Dec 06, 2019
Diet: Original

I marinated chicken breast and cut them in strips and cooked them in the wok after the beans. I prepped the marinade and peanut sauce on the weeken, so it all came together really quickly. It was really delicious!

By: Alana
Posted: Nov 21, 2019
Diet: Original

I liked the chicken and the way the green beans were cooked.

By: Kirsten
Posted: Nov 21, 2019
Diet: Original

Really delicious - chicken was tasty and tender, green beans were yummy, and the peanut sauce was great! I would increase the amount of sauce next time, for sure. I used a little cayenne powder instead of hot sauce for the heat in the peanut sauce.

By: Adelle
Posted: Nov 19, 2019
Diet: Original