A little bit of sweet, a little bit of savory, and a whole lot of tasty, this easy-to-make Thai Pineapple Fried Rice is perfect for lunch or dinner! Enjoy the sweet and savory combo brought to us by Christine McMichael at Jar of Lemons.
Cook rice according to package instructions
Over medium-high heat, heat 1/2 the coconut oil in skillet.
Add and saute garlic for a few minutes.
Add chopped cashews, green onion, and bell pepper and continue cooking for another 5 to 7 minutes.
as the bell pepper begins to soften, add the pineapple, and continue cooking for an additional 5-7 minutes.
Add the remaining oil to the pan, scramble eggs, and cook.
While the eggs are cooking, make the sauce by mixing the soy sauce, honey, ground pepper, and curry powder.
Add the cooked rice and sauce mixture to the skillet and stir-fry for about 5 minutes.
Add the rest of the ingredients back in and stir-fry for another 5 minutes.
Serve immediately and enjoy!
Fried rice has got to be one of the most universally loved recipes alongside dishes like a Spanish paella recipe or a rich and creamy risotto. Whether it’s made with kimchi, bacon or pineapple, just add your favorite ingredients and fried rice is sure to be a delicious meal every time. Veggies, proteins, and even fruit make this versatile dish a tasty one. With added sweet and tangy pineapple and a bit of honey for a sweet and salty combination you’re bound to love.
Need a few tips to make the best fried rice yet? Jasmine rice tends to be the best type of rice to use for any type of fried rice. Because these grains cook fluffy and separate, they are perfect for this type of dish.
If you have time to prepare in advance, you should cook the rice a day in advance and let it chill in the fridge overnight. While you can still make delicious fried rice with freshly cooked grains, you will achieve the tastiest results using day-old rice. This is because the rice has had time to dry out and this makes it perfect for cooking to a slight crisp and for better absorbing all of the flavors in the dish.
For dessert, we recommend you give a try to this delicious recipe for Arroz con Leche without condensed milk.