Indonesian Rice

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Jerry Albert

Awesome--one of my favorites. My grandmother gave this recipe to my mom years ago and we have been enjoying it ever since. Savory, spicy and easy to make. Serve as a main dish, or can be used as an interesting side.

Top Review by mcnairk

err.. this may be a stupid question, but since Indonesia is the largest Muslim nation in the world, wherefore the bacon in this recipe? mcnairk

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon in skillet until crispy, remove bacon and crumble.
  2. Leave 1/3 of the grease in skillet, saving the other 2/3 for later.
  3. Cook 1 1/2 cups dry rice according to directions, set aside.
  4. Add chopped onion to bacon grease in skillet, cook until onions are tender.
  5. In a separate skillet, fry the steak.
  6. Drain grease when done (don't save).
  7. Over low heat, add steak, crumbled bacon, and rice to the onions and bacon grease, stirring to coat mixture.
  8. Add the extra bacon grease slowly if needed to achieve desired consistency.
  9. Personally, I like to use about half of the saved grease.
  10. Add salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper to taste.
  11. Serve as a main dish or interesting side--enjoy!

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