Pineapple Fried Rice

We added the taste of Hawaii to traditional fried rice by adding macadamia nuts, pineapple and ginger.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4


cup coconut or sesame oil
cup grated gingerroot
cloves garlic, chopped
cups cooked brown rice
1 1/2
cups fresh or canned pineapple chunks
cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
cup chopped macadamia nuts

  • 1 In wok or 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add gingerroot and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
  • 2 Add rice; stir to coat. Stir in pineapple, cilantro and nuts. Cook, stirring frequently, until thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

Chop all the ingredients ahead of time and refrigerate until you’re ready to use them. Then, you can cook quickly before serving.

Add chopped vegetables to the Pineapple Fried Rice for a vegetarian meal.