Shrimp and Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe
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Shrimp and Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe

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Pineapple chunks give fried rice a tropical twist, while shrimp and cashews turn this simple favorite into a restaurant-quality meal everyone will love. —Lynne Van Wagenen, Salt Lake City, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups cooked instant brown rice
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup chopped cashews
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 342 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 128 mg cholesterol, 521 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk eggs. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add eggs. Cook and stir until set; remove from the skillet and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the rice, pineapple, shrimp, cashews, peas and green onions; heat through. Combine the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sugar, sesame oil and pepper; stir into rice mixture. Stir in eggs. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Shrimp and Pineapple Fried Rice in Healthy Cooking February/March 2010, p33

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 342 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 128 mg cholesterol, 521 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2014

The aroma while preparing this meal is to die for! I used a pound of shrimp - the recipe can handle it - and shocked them before adding them. Delicious!

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2013

I just had to write a review...this was delicious!

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Reviewed Jun. 21, 2012

DELISH!! loved the cashews in it.

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Reviewed May. 20, 2012

This is a very flavorful one dish meal. It's also easy to prepare and quick. Perfect for a busy weeknight supper.

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Reviewed May. 5, 2012

I was craving this kind of flavor, so we did this recipe and loved it! Great combination of the shrimp and pineapple.

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