Pineapple fried rice

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Cook:10 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Add chunks of fresh pineapple to fried rice to transform it into something special. Serve on its own for a family dinner, or as part of a Chinese banquet

Nutrient Unit
kcal 301
fat 9g
saturates 2g
carbs 44g
sugars 13g
fibre 4g
protein 9g
salt 0.8g
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  • 1½ tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs , beaten
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • small bunch of spring onions , chopped
  • 1⁄2 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
  • 400g cooked long-grain rice
  • 85g frozen peas
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp low-salt soy sauce
  • 400g fresh pineapple , roughly chopped into chunks (about 1⁄2 medium pineapple)


  • STEP 1
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1 Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok. Add the eggs, swirling them up the sides, to make a thin omelette. Once cooked through, roll the omelette onto a chopping board and cut into ribbons.

  • STEP 2

Heat the remaining oil. Add the garlic, onions and five-spice. Stir-fry until sizzling, then add the rice (if using pouches, squeeze them first, to separate the grains), peas, sesame oil and soy. Cook over a high heat until the rice is hot, then stir through the pineapple and omelette ribbons.

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