Yield: 4 servings
4.8 from 15 votes

Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian
Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice has a delicious flavor combination of savory, sweet and spicy. Serve it in hollowed out pineapples for a beautiful presentation!

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked brown rice (from 1 1/2 cups uncooked)
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 1/4 lb large peeled and deveined shrimp (chopped into chunks)
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh pineapple (diced (from 2 fresh))
  • 5 large scallions (chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 fresh chili pepper or jalepeno (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (or more to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  • Cook brown rice according to package directions and set aside to cool.
  • If making pineapple bowls, cut each pineapple in half and hollow out both halves to make 4 bowls.
  • Cut a piece off the bottom of the pineapple halves to create a flat base.
  • Cut the pineapple into small pieces and set aside.
  • Heat a nonstick wok on high heat; when hot add oil.
  • Add shrimp and cook a few minutes until just opaque, 3 to 5 minutes; set aside.
  • Add the scallions, chili and garlic to the wok. Saute about 1 minute, then add the rice, shrimp and pineapple and stir a few times.
  • Add soy sauce and fish sauce, stir to mix all the ingredients and cook another 30 seconds.
  • Divide and transfer into the hollowed out pineapples and garnish with cilantro.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1pineapple half, Calories: 431kcal, Carbohydrates: 60g, Protein: 34.5g, Fat: 5.5g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 215mg, Sodium: 461mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 6.5g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 8
Points +: 9