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Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice is a quick and easy dinner recipe that is flavorful and a great way for using up leftover ham.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: main dish
Cuisine: Fusion
Keyword: ham, pineapple, rice
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 475kcal
Cost: $9.55

Equipment

  • cutting board
  • chef's knife
  • whisk
  • large skillet
  • mixing spoon
  • measuring cups
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • small mixing bowl

Ingredients

FOR THE SAUCE:

  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 ½ Tablespoon Sriracha sauce

FOR FRIED RICE:

  • 1 ½ Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 ¼ cups chopped ham
  • 1 large red bell pepper stemmed seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 6 green onions white parts minced green parts cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 5 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ½ Tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 3 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 6 cups cooked long-grain white rice cooled to room temperature
  • 1 ½ cup fresh pineapple cut into ½-inch dice

Instructions

MAKE SAUCE:

  • In a small bowl whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, and Sriracha and set aside.

MAKE FRIED RICE:

  • In a large 12-inch skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat until just smoking. Add ham, bell pepper, green onion whites, and yellow onion and cook, stirring occasionally until lightly browned, 7-9 minutes.
  • Add garlic and ginger, stir and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add eggs to the skillet and stir them into the other ingredients.
  • Stir constantly until eggs are cooked, about 3 minutes.
  • Add rice and soy sauce mixture to skillet, stir until combined, and rice is heated through.

TO FINISH:

  • Turn off heat and stir in pineapple and remaining green onions.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cups | Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 1286mg | Potassium: 425mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 889IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg