Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

pineapple-fried-riceFor those who love Thai food, Pineapple Fried Rice is a well-known name, and everyone would agree that a Thai dinner is incomplete without a bowl o fragrant sweet and spicy fried rice served in a carved pineapple bowl! While you can’t always have the pineapple as a serving platter, you sure can enjoy a lovely meal by making Pineapple fried rice at home. This exotic rice dish is really simple to make, and will surely compliment a nice Thai curry to serve a memorable dinner to friends and family.

[Recipe & photo courtesy of Susan from Foodblogga]

Makes approximately 4 servings

2 cups leftover cooked white rice
1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil
3 scallions, thinly sliced (reserve some of the green part for garnish)
1/2 large red bell pepper, diced
1 1/2-2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
1 small red or green chili (the more the seeds the hotter the flavor)
1 cup diced pineapple, preferably fresh
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup cashews (salted or unsalted)
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil, optional

In a wok or a large skillet over high heat, warm 1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil. Add the scallions, red bell pepper, ginger, and chili. Saute 1-2 minutes, or until lightly sizzling and fragrant.

Add cooked rice, stirring frequently, for 3-5 minutes. Add pineapple, soy sauce, and cashews; stir until well coated and heated through, about 2-3 minutes.

Sprinkle with the scallion greens, and, if desired, drizzle with sesame oil. Serve immediately, and enjoy with a lovely Thai Curry

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  1. I love fried rice. And yours look sooo incredibly flavorful!

  2. Oh wow…that's an appetizing and delectable recipe….

  3. Bits of Taste says:

    Hey! This is so good! I love pineapple fried rice too!

  4. Hi mansi. The rice looks very tempting. I love the flavor of sesame oil.Will try this.

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