- 8 oz crushed pineapple with juice
- 4 cups water
- 2 cups white rice
- 1 tbsp peanut or walnut oil
- 2 eggs – beaten
- 1/2 tsp sesame oil
- 12 oz tofu – diced
- 3/4 cup mushrooms – chopped
- 3 tbsp soy sauce
- 3 green onions – thinly sliced
- 1 cup carrots – diced
Pineapple fried rice is a delicious addition to the fried rice family. We all love fried rice because it is simple and easy to prepare as well as being extremely filling. What makes fried rice amazing though, is its ability to pair with so many other meals and ingredients. This recipe calls for pineapple which acts as a natural sweeter. Eating it with a side of pork or chicken brings out the natural sweetness of the meat.
The pineapple in this fried rice recipe is chock full of health benefits that change this from being a simple meal of friend rice to a truly healthy meal. The pineapple acts as an immune booster due to its vitamin C content and improves eye and bone health. Pineapple is also a natural anti-inflammatory and helps to treat arthritis mostly due to the enzyme, bromelain. This wonderful fruit also helps to prevent blood clotting and improves blood circulation.
How to make Pineapple Fried Rice
It takes 3 years for a pineapple to mature.