Pineapple and Shrimp Thai Fried Rice

This tasty Pineapple and Shrimp Thai Fried Rice is the ideal mix of sweet and savory, made with sautéed green onions, chili pepper, cilantro and soy sauce.

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Pineapple and Shrimp Thai Fried Rice

Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 mins
Servings
SERVES 4-6
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 bags Success® Jasmine Rice
  • 4 green onions, green part only
  • 1 red chili pepper, seeds removed
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 can (20 oz) pineapple tidbits, drained, 1/4 cup juice reserved
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 lb frozen, cooked and peeled shrimp, thawed

Instructions

  • Made with a red chili pepper, green onion, and cilantro paste, this recipe is packed with flavor but ready in minutes. Try this Pineapple and Shrimp Thai Fried Rice tonight — your tastebuds can thank us later!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, place green onions, chili pepper and cilantro in the bowl of a food processor and process until finely chopped. Mix together pineapple tidbits and reserved 1/4 cup juice with cilantro paste in a small bowl.

    Step 3

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add soy sauce and pineapple mixture to skillet and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add shrimp to skillet. Stir to heat through. Fold in cooked rice and stir to thoroughly combine.

Tasty Thai Rice

This recipe ticks all of the boxes of a Thai-inspired recipe. Aromatic jasmine rice? Check. Sweet exotic fruit? Check. Spicy red chili peppers? Check! With lots of traditional Southeast Asian flavors, this dish is a tasty take on traditional Thai.

Like most Thai recipes, this one begins with a fragrant base of fresh herbs and peppers. You’ll start things off with a sweet and spicy core of blended green onions, chili peppers and cilantro. This mixture is combined with pineapple chunks in a large skillet with garlic and sautéed. This step is important, as the heat will bring out the fragrant flavors of this mixture.

Once this step is complete, you’re only a few minutes away from finishing off your Pineapple and Shrimp Thai Fried Rice. At this point, you’ll simply need some shrimp and two bags of our Success® Boil-in-Bag Jasmine Rice, which can be cooked in the microwave or on the stovetop. Add the shrimp to the skillet, heat through and fold in the cooked rice. Heat everything together and enjoy!