Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

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Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice


1 tablespoon oil

2 shallots (sliced)

3 cloves garlic (chopped)

1 red chili (chopped)

1 red pepper (diced)

1 egg (lightly beaten)

3 tablespoons chicken stock (or vegetable broth)

3 tablespoons fish sauce (or soy sauce)

1 tablespoon curry powder

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 cup cashews (roasted)

3 cups cooked rice (preferably a day old)

1 cup pineapple (cut into bite sized pieces)

1 cup shrimp (cooked, optional)

1/4 cup peas (fresh or frozen)

1/4 cup currants (or raisins)

2 green onions (sliced)

1/4 cup cilantro (chopped)


1. Heat the oil in a pan.

2. Add the shallots, garlic, chillies and red pepper and stir-fry until fragrant, about a minute.

3. Add the egg and stir-fry for a minute.

4. Add the chicken stock, fish sauce, curry powder and sugar and stir-fry.

5. Add the cashews and stir-fry for 30 seconds.

6. Add the rice, break up any clumps and stir-fry for a few minutes.

7. Add the pineapple, shrimp, peas and raisins and stir-fry to mix them in.

8. Remove from heat and serve garnished with chopped green onions and cilantro.

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