LONTONG GORENG

Serves: 6 | Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

The best thing you can make out of leftover ketupats. What is the best thing you can make out of a leftover lontong? Lontong is rice cake in Bahasa Melayu. And the best recipe for that would be the lontong goreng which is fried compressed rice cake. This dish is so special that normally, you would only cook it during Raya, but since now the world have become so convenient, we have lontong that comes ready packed, and you can get it straight from our store! 

You Will Need

  • “Ketupat”, pre cooked and cubed 700g
  • Chicken breast, poached and shredded 1/2 cup
  • Chinese chives, cut into 2 inch lengths 1/4 cup
  • Red onion, sliced thinly 1 no
  • Garlic, minced 2 cloves
  • Chili sauce 1 tbsp
  • Thick soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • Light soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • Sesame oil 1 tspn
  • Fresh chili paste 3 tbsp
  • Egg, beaten 2 nos
  • Prawns, de-shelled and devein 70g
  • Oil As need 
  • GARNISHING

  • Fried onion As needed
  • Red chili, sliced thinly As needed
  • Directions

    1. Heat a few tablespoons of oil in a work over medium heat.

    2. Sauté chili paste for a few minutes until it darkens in color. Add in garlic and red onion. Keep sautéing to avoid garlic from getting burnt.

    3. Toss in shredded chicken meat and add in chili sauce, light soy sauce and sesame oil. Place ‘ketupat’ into wok and mix to combine.

    4. Make a well in the centre and add more oil if needed. Pour in beaten egg and allow the sides to cook. As the eggs cook, stir it carefully to mix with ‘ketupat’ to avoid breaking it. Once done, transfer the dish to a warm serving bowl and garnish with fried onion and red chilies. 

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