Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice

  • 1 cup Basmati or Jasmine Rice
  • 1 can (20 oz.) pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 large red chile, finely chopped
  • 3 sprigs fresh cilantro, coarsley chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons oil, divided
  • 2 cups fresh shrimp, cleaned and deveined
  • 2 each minced garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine pineapple, onions, chile and cilantro; mix and set aside.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in skillet, sauté shrimp until done.
  4. Remove shrimp from skillet. In same skillet, over medium heat, add remaining oil.
  5. Sauté garlic until golden brown.
  6. Add cooked rice and stir.
  7. Add fish sauce, soy sauce, and sugar.
  8. Stir and heat thoroughly.
  9. Fold in pineapple mixture and shrimp.
  10. Heat through.
  11. Garnish with cilantro and serve.

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