Brussels Sprouts Nasi Goreng

Course: Lunch, DinnerDifficulty: Beginner
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Brussels Sprouts Nasi Goreng is a unique and flavorful twist on the classic Indonesian fried rice dish. This recipe features tender Brussels sprouts that are sautéed with aromatic spices, diced vegetables, and scrambled eggs, then mixed with cooked rice to create a deliciously satisfying meal. The combination of earthy flavors from the Brussels sprouts and bold spices creates a complex taste that is both comforting and exotic. With its vibrant colors and textures, Brussels Sprouts Nasi Goreng is not only delicious but also visually appealing. Whether you’re looking for a new way to enjoy Brussels sprouts or want to try an exciting new fusion dish, this recipe is sure to impress your taste buds. So grab your wok and get ready to experience the unique flavors of Brussels Sprouts Nasi Goreng!


  • 3 cups cooked rice (preferably day-old)

  • 2 cups brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 red chili, finely chopped (optional)

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp sweet soy sauce (kecap manis)

  • 1 tbsp tomato paste

  • 1 tsp ground coriander

  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Fried egg, sliced cucumber, and/or crispy shallots, for serving (optiona


  • Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat. Add the brussels sprouts and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes, or until lightly browned and tender-crisp. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  • Add the chopped onion, garlic, and red chili (if using) to the skillet and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes, or until softened.
  • Add the cooked rice to the skillet and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Add the soy sauce, sweet soy sauce, tomato paste, ground coriander, ground cumin, salt, and pepper to the skillet. Stir to combine with the rice and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes, or until the flavors have melded together.
  • Add the cooked brussels sprouts to the skillet and toss to combine with the rice mixture. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes, or until everything is heated through.
  • Serve the Brussels Sprouts Nasi Goreng hot, garnished with a fried egg, sliced cucumber, and/or crispy shallots if desired.


  • Nutritional information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and amounts used in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 9g 14%
    • Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  • Sodium 770mg 33%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 9mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 63g 21%
    • Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    • Sugars 14g
  • Protein 11g 22%
  • Vitamin A 12%
  • Vitamin C 81%
  • Vitamin K 95%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Enjoy your delicious and healthy Brussels Sprouts Nasi Goreng!

Kayleen is a food blogger living in Dallas. She has been blogging for three years and loves sharing her recipes with the world. She often looks for new ingredients to experiment with or innovative techniques to try out. Whenever she finds something interesting, she shares it on her blog and social media channels so that others can benefit from her discoveries.