Thai Restaurant Style Pineapple Fried Rice

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Thai Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe

Ingredients – about 3 portions

  • 1 cup dry rice-cook as per package (= 3 cups cooked rice; OR you can use frozen cooked rice)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced or crushed(may use 2-3 frozen garlic cubes)
  • 1-2 tsp. grated fresh ginger, as desired (may use 1-2 frozen ginger cubes)
  • 1 Tbsp. veg oil/Oil spray and/or water as needed to cook
  • 1 med – lg. carrot, cut into thin sticks
  • ½ red bell pepper, cut into thin sticks
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. curry powder or garam masala
  • 1 cup pineapple, cut into small pieces (fresh/frozen or canned in juice)
  • 2 green onions, sliced thin
  • salt +black pepper, to taste
  • red pepper flakes (optional)
  • fresh cilantro (optional)
  • VARIATION: 1- 12-16 oz bag cooked shrimp/ or raw and sauté


  1. Thai pineapple fried rice is best with left-over Cook the rice according to the instructions on the package and store it in an air-tight container in the fridge until you use it.
  2. In a large pan- a wok, sauté pan or cast-iron skillet, sauté the onion for about 3 minutes. Then add the garlic, the carrots, bell pepper and curry powder. Cook for 3 minutes. (if using raw shrimp, then add it here as well.)
  3. Then stir in the cooked rice and season with the soy sauce. Next, add the green peas, pineapple, green onion, and the cashews. Season with salt, black pepper, and if using red pepper flakes. Stir until well combined. Serve with freshly chopped cilantro and thinly sliced scallion. Enjoy!