Chinese Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe

Pineapple Fried Rice

1 pineapple (whole fresh with leaves)

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 small onion finely chopped

2 green chiles seeded and chopped

1 cup lean pork, cut into small dice (8 ounces)

1/2 cup cooked shelled shrimp or prawns (4 ounces)

3-4 cups cooked cold rice

1/4 cup roasted cashews (2 ounces)

2 scallions chopped

2 tbsp fish sauce (from Asian Market)

1 tbsp soy sauce

10-12 mint leaves shredded – for garnish

2 red chiles, sliced into rounds – for garnish

1 green chile, sliced into rounds – for garnish


Cut the pineapple in half lenghways and remove the flesh from both halves by cutting round the inside the skin. Reserve the shells. You will need about 1/2 cup (4 oz) of fruit (keep the rest for dessert).

Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan. Add the onion and chiles and stir-fry for about 3-5 minutes until softened. Add the pork and cook until it is browned on all sides.

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