Eating Nasi Goreng is Apparently Sebastian Vettel Secret to winning the Singapore Grand Prix!
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Origins of Nasi Goreng
Nasi Goreng literally translates to “Fried Rice”. It is well loved by many Singaporeans since Singapore is a well diverse and multi-racial country. Nasi Goreng is a savoury rice dish incorporating vegetables and meats. The recipe is simple to prepare but tough to perfect, especially considering the numerous ingredients and condiments available.
Though He did not mention, where he ate his winning Nasi Goreng, we believe these are 5 best places to enjoy a good plate of Nasi Goreng!
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Spize is well-known for offering Asian, Western, and Mediterranean cuisine. The comprehensive menu has over 12 nasi goreng dishes, ranging from staples like Nasi Goreng with Beef and Nasi Goreng with Chicken to lesser-known options like Nasi Goreng Ayam Kunyit and Nasi Goreng Pattaya.
Address: 336 Bedok Road, Bedok Shopping Complex, 469512
Address: 131 Rifle Range Rd, #03-04, Singapore 588406
2. D'Original Bumbu
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D'Original Bumbu is located in the hawker centre of Geylang Serai Market. This authentic Nasi Goreng eatery should not be missed during your visit to Geylang Serai. You'll be full and satisfied after savouring white rice, Sambal sotong, fried beef lungs, bergedil, and serunding. To order, visit their stall or contact them prior to pre-order!
Address: 1 Geylang Serai, Singapore 402001
3. Tok Tok Indonesia Restaurant
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Tok Tok, another Indonesian eatery, provides Nasi Goreng Kambing ($12.80) and Nasi Goreng Ayam ($9.80). If you're there for lunch on a weekday, grab the Nasi Goreng Istimewa ($12.80), which includes fried chicken, chicken satay, shredded omelette, garlic crackers, sambal penyet, and pickles.
Address: 467 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427678
4. Gerai Nenek Obek
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What an heirloom family recipe! Since 1965, Hahah Parmah Tufah of Surabaya, Indonesia, has been passing down Gerai Nenek Obek recipes. Gerai Nenek Obek has lasted four generations and is still in business in Geylang Seri Market. They provide a range of classic Malay dishes, such as Nasi Sambal Goreng! If you're hungry and looking for authentic Indonesian-Malay cuisine, come here for some delectable treats.
5. Violet Oon Singapore
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Violet Oon, born as a Singapore Nyonya, is known for her superb cooking skills in Asian cuisines, especially Nyonya dishes. Violet Oon has also made herself renowned by representing Singapore as a food ambassador. On her cooking journey, she has successfully opened up 7 outlets across Singapore.
Her restaurants offer three nasi gorengs: Nasi Goreng Nyonya with Hae Bee (dried shrimp) and Prawns ($23), Buah Keluak Fried Rice ($25), and Nasi Goreng Kangkung ($23) for vegetarians.