Shrimp-Pineapple Fried Rice

Shrimp-Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst
Stir-up Shrimp-Pineapple Fried Rice for dinner tonight. This one-wok wonder is quick, easy, and full of flavor.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes


2 to 3 teaspoons sesame oil
1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp
1 tablespoon stir-fry oil or vegetable oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
2 cups chopped pineapple
3 to 4 cups cold, cooked long-grain rice
5 green onions, finely chopped
3 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
1 to 2 teaspoons chili-garlic paste or sriracha
1 teaspoon sesame seeds


1. Heat wok over high heat until a few drops of water evaporate immediately. Swirl sesame oil in pan to coat. (If using a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.) Add shrimp, and stir-fry 3 minutes or until done. Transfer to a large bowl; cover and keep warm.

2. Heat stir-fry oil in wok over high heat (medium-high, if using a nonstick skillet). Add garlic and ginger; cook 30 seconds or until fragrant. Stir in pineapple and rice, and stir-fry 1 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Stir in green onions and cooked shrimp.

3. Combine soy sauce and chili-garlic paste in a small bowl; stir into rice mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, and serve immediately.

Julia Dowling Rutland,

Coastal Living

March 2013
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