Pineapple Fried Rice

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Pineapple Fried Rice

Looking for a recipe that's as impressive to serve as it is delicious to eat? Check out this recipe for Pineapple Fried Rice, which includes a creative twist: a serving suggestion that involves using a hollowed-out pineapple as a bowl!
This dish is a flavor-packed blend of savory and sweet, featuring fragrant jasmine rice that's stir-fried with chunks of fresh pineapple, juicy shrimp, and a medley of colorful veggies. It's all seasoned with a special blend of sauces and spices, including soy sauce, fish sauce, and curry powder, which give the dish a unique depth of flavor.
But what really sets this recipe apart is the option to serve it in a pineapple bowl, which is easy to make with just a few simple steps. The presentation is eye-catching and fun, and is sure to impress your guests at your next dinner party or family gathering.
So, whether you opt to serve this Pineapple Fried Rice in a pineapple bowl or not, one thing is for sure: it's a delicious and satisfying dish that's perfect for any occasion. Try it out and enjoy the explosion of flavors in each and every bite!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Oriental
Servings 2
Calories 1385 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 oz bacon diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup cashews
  • 9 oz shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 2 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 2 cups rice cooked
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper

Instructions
 

  • To prepare the pineapple bowl, slice the pineapple lengthwise, just off center. Set aside the smaller slice for another use. Use a knife to cut around the perimeter of the pineapple meat to form a bowl shape Then cut the pineapple meat into slices. Use a spoon to scoop out the pineapple pieces. Cut the core out of the pineapple pieces and dice the pineapple meat ( you only need about a 1/3 of a cup of pineapple pieces for the fried rice.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in work or frying pan over high heat. Add the bacon and cook for 2 minutes or until bacon fat has rendered and the bacon is crispy. Then add the onion, garlic and cashews. Stir-fry for another minute until onion is soft and starting to char at the edges. Add the shrimp and stir-fry until almost cooked. Push ingredients to the side of the wok and add the egg into the middle. Allow to set for a minute and then stir-fry to combine.
  • Add the rice, curry powder, soy sauce, fish sauce, and pepper. Stir-fry until well combined. Add coriander and toss to combine. Serve in your pineapple bowl.

Notes

If you don’t have a fresh pineapple available, of course this can be made replacing with 1/3 cup of canned pineapple, and not serve it in a pineapple, but instead on a plate.

Nutrition Disclaimer

Paulson Pursuits is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

Nutrition

Calories: 1385kcalCarbohydrates: 221gProtein: 56gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 9gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 388mgSodium: 2337mgPotassium: 1451mgFiber: 11gSugar: 49gVitamin A: 524IUVitamin C: 222mgCalcium: 260mgIron: 6mg
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