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Pineapple fried rice with shrimp is a quick and easy Thai dish that is savory, sweet, and delicious. This recipe is a quick one to put together, taking less than 30 minutes. Perfect for a busy weeknight dinner! #shrimppineapplefriedrice #pineapplefriedrice #thaipineapplefriedrice #thaifriedrice

Pineapple fried rice with shrimp


  • Author: Suwanee
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

Pineapple fried rice with shrimp is a quick and easy Thai dish that is savory, sweet, and delicious. This recipe is a quick one to put together, taking less than 30 minutes. Perfect for a busy weeknight dinner!


Ingredients

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Ingredients:

3 Tbsp oil

4  cloves garlic, diced

1 cup whole cashew

8 oz raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail on is fine.

2 eggs

2 1/2 cups cooked jasmine rice

1/3 cup carrots, cubed

1/3  cup bell peppers, cubed

1/3 cup white onions, cubed

3 sprigs of green onion, cut into 1-inch pieces.

1 Tbsp ground white or black pepper

1 Tbsp granulate white sugar or Monk fruit sugar

1 1/2 Tbsp curry powder

1  Tbsp soy sauce

1  Tbsp fish sauce

1  Tbsp  Maggi seasoning  sauce

1  1/2  Tbsp rice wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar

1 1/2  cups pineapple, bite-size pieces


Instructions

1.   Cut the pineapple into bite-sized pieces. See this blog post for instructions on how to cut a pineapple.

2.   Heat a wok or skillet on high. Add the oil and garlic and cook until lightly browned. Less than 1 minute.

3.   Add the cashews and cook for less than a minute.

4.   Add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned.

5.   Push the ingredients on the wok aside and add the eggs. Lightly scramble them until done.

6. Add the rice and mix it well with everything in the wok. Break up the big clumps of rice as needed. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

7.   Add all the vegetables to the wok, stir well, and cook for 1-2 minutes

8.   Add the sauces, curry powder, pepper, sugar and mix in well, cooking for one minute.

9.   Add the pineapple, stir well together and cook for one minute more.

10.   Taste and adjust as needed with more fish sauce, sugar and/or vinegar.

11.  Serve in pineapple bowls for a more festive and fun look.

12.  Use chili lime sauce for added heat and flavor, this step is optional, of course!

Notes

* Use day-old rice, meaning the rice is slightly dried out by a few hours or overnight and doesn't stick together like freshly cooked rice.

  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: Recipe
  • Method: Stir fried
  • Cuisine: Thai

Keywords: #pineapplefriedrice #shrimppineapplefriedrice #thaifriedrice