Our Nasi Lemak Is So Good, TIME Says Americans Should Eat It For Breakfast
Healthier than sugar-coated cereal!
Nasi lemak was just named as one of the '10 Healthy International Breakfasts' by TIME Magazine
Listing down the various components of the staple Malaysian dish, the article described nasi lemak as "supremely delicious"
Soaked and cooked in coconut milk, rice is garnished with anchovies, cucumbers, roasted peanuts, hard boiled egg and spicy sambal sauce. It’s traditionally wrapped in a banana leaf, but that’s just a renewable place setting.time.com
While there's a "bit more fat than is good for you", the article, however, noted that "it's balanced with lots of manganese, protein, and carbs."
"The chili in the sambal also boosts the metabolism," it added, listing the coconut rice dish right above its Indian counterpart.