Monday, July 12, 2010

Pineapple Fried Rice

No words, to express the "deliciousness" of this rice.
It's both Savory and Sweet. I could not help myself
I even had the leftovers for breakfast!

Pineapple Fried Rice
1 cup uncooked rice
2 cups water
2 tablespoons sesame oil
3 green onions, thinly sliced including tops
1 cup diced ham
1/2 cup peas
1 (8 ounce) fresh pineapple, diced
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 cooked chicken breast, shredded
1/2 cup shredded carrots

1)Bring the rice and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Spread cooked rice out on a rimmed baking sheet and refrigerate until cooled, about 20 minutes.

2)Heat sesame oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Cook and stir the carrots, green onions, ham, chicken and peas in the hot oil until onions have softened, about 2 minutes. Stir the pineapple chunks into the wok; cook until pineapple begins to darken, about 2 minute. Push ingredients to the side of the wok, and pour beaten egg in the center. Cook until egg begins to set, about 30 seconds. Stir together all contents of the wok.

3)Mix the cooled rice, sugar, salt, white pepper, and garlic powder into the wok; stir constantly to keep from sticking. Cook until heated through, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle the rice with the soy sauce, and stir to combine.


  1. This looks so kids would like it too which is always a plus! : ) love the new look of your blog!!

  2. This sounds so good! Thanks for posting a Yummy recipe I just might be able to make!

  3. This does sound delicious! My family likes fried rice, but some of them might not go for the inclusion of pineapple. :)

  4. Yummy!!! Love fried rice with fun flavors!

  5. Mmmm... looks delicious! I'm definitely trying this ASAP! (Saw you on Tasty Tuesdays! I'm glad to have found this!)

  6. I love sweet and savory together! Sounds delicious!

  7. Never had anything like this. Sounds yummy. Thanks so much for stopping by Tasty Tuesdays! Hope you'll come back and share again next week.

  8. Thanks for all the kind comments. It's really good. I love anything that has pineapple in it.

  9. Pineapple fried rice sounds so delicious right now.

  10. Thaat looks and sounds so tempting!
    Love this recipe. I love pineapple too!
    And thanks so much for your wonderful comments!!

    Have a great day!
    B :)

  11. Fried Rice is a staple around here Val. I don't get to meet too many Val's like me:D

    Warmest Wishes...Val

  12. Oooh girl, that looks SO beyond good!! I'm making it for dinner after I go grocery shopping. I'm not even kidding either! If I do, I'll let you know how it turns out : ) Thanks for the recipe.

    Love, Laura

  13. This sounds and looks delicious!! I don't know how you found my blog, but glad you did because I really like yours!

  14. I'm a big fan of leftovers for bfast!!! The rice did have an egg in it ; ) hehe. I wish I still had some.

  15. Sounds perfect! I've never thought of pineapple in rice, but how could it be wrong??

  16. I love fried rice and this looks like such a delicious combination of flavors! What a great idea!

  17. I made this with the Root Beer Pulled Pork tonight and it was fantastic. My husband's words were "We aren't going out to eat anymore - this is better than any Chinese Resturant". That is a pretty big compliment!

  18. This sounds delicious, thanks for posting this recipe.



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