The Veggie Chef: Terrific Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

todayAugust 28, 2017 11


Tasty and filling. This week’s easy fried rice recipe is a great addition to any meal.

Terrific Thai Pineapple Fried Rice


2 tablespoons coconut oil
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 green onions, chopped
½ cup frozen green peas, thawed (40g)
¼ cup raisins, soaked in hot water
1 cup pineapple pieces (140g)
¼-1 teaspoon of red chilli flakes (mild-hot)
2 cups rice, steamed (200g)
2-3 tablespoons soya sauce or tamari
½ cup cashew nuts, toasted (36g)

Optional: Tofu, extra firm (350g)


  1. Steam the rice according to directions.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok and sauté garlic briefly until fragrant.
  3. Add the green onions, peas and raisins. Stir fry on medium heat for 2 minutes.
  4. Add remaining ingredients, toss well on medium high for another 2 minutes.
  5. Garnish with toasted cashews.

Optional: If adding baked tofu, preheat the oven to 180 C. Rinse the tofu and press it dry with paper towels. Cut the tofu into 2-3 cm cubes and place them in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 20-30 minutes until golden, tossing every 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and add to the fried rice. Toss to combine.

This great recipe comes from Helen Doron’s Healthy & Delicious cookbook.

Like these recipes and want more? Get your copy of the Healthy & Delicious cookbook from Helen Doron English.

Written by: Mannie

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