Pineapple Fried Rice
1 fresh pineapple
3-4 cups cooked rice, preferably several days old (I used fresh cooked rice I didn’t know fried rice was old rice 😶)
1/4 cup seasoned H2O
2 shallots, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3/4 tsp chili powder
1 cup sweet peas
1 small carrot finely chopped
1 piece of ginger (grate later)
1/4 green pepper, chopped
1/2 cup unsalted whole cashews
3 spring onions, finely sliced
1/3 cup fresh coriander
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
3 Tbps. soy sauce
4 tbsp coconut milk (or more)
2 tsp. curry powder
First slice pineapple horizontally (pictured above) and scoop or cut pulp out. *Reserve skin for later use*
*if you want to, it’s not a must but for pics it’s pretty!
In a cup, stir the soy sauce together with the curry powder, adding the coconut milk for consistency. Set aside
Add oil (1-2 tbsp) large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add shallots, green pepper, garlic, and chili.
Add the carrot and peas. Stir-fry 1-2 minutes, adding some seasoned water (mix desired “all seasoning” to water) if needed. As it stir fries grate piece of ginger to taste.
Now add the rice, pineapple chunks, peas and cashews. Drizzle the soy/coconut sauce mixed with curry powder over and gently stir-fry to combine over medium-high to high heat until the rice fries.
Be sure to reduce to prevent the rice from getting
Stir and fry for about 9 minutes