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Pineapple Fried Rice


3 people


20 minutes


Authentic and the best Thai pineapple fried rice with shrimp, cashew nuts and pineapple. This easy recipe takes only 20 mins for family dinner tonight.


– 2 tablespoons oil – 2 cloves garlic, minced – 1 teaspoon Thai shrimp paste, optional – 4 oz. (115 g) shelled and deveined shrimp, tail-on – 8 oz. (226 g) leftover steamed rice – 4 oz. (115 g) fresh pineapple, cut into small cubes – 1/2 red or green chili, finely sliced, optional – 1 tablespoon fish sauce – 1/4 teaspoon dark soy sauce – 2 tablespoons cashew nuts – Cilantro, for garnishing

Step 1

Heat up a wok and add cooking oil. Stir-fry the garlic, and shrimp paste (if using) until aromatic. Add shrimp and stir-fry until half-cooked. Add rice, pineapple pieces, chili (if using) and do a few quick stirs.

Step 2

Add fish sauce and dark soy sauce to blend well with rice. Stir-fry for another minute or so, add the cashew nuts, stir to combine well, dish out, garnish with cilantro and serve immediately.

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