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chicken pineapple fried rice

Chicken Pineapple Fried Rice

christieathome
Chicken Pineapple Fried Rice. Delicious, easy to make and filling. A great recipe idea for a weeknight meal, lunch or for meal preparation too!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 923 kcal

Equipment

Wok
Rice Cooker
Measuring Cups and Spoon Set

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups jasmine rice cooked according to packet instructions
  • 2.5 cups frozen mixed vegetables peas, carrots, corn and green beans, rinse with warm water and drain
  • 4 cups pineapple diced
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 6 chicken thighs skinless boneless , sliced thinly
  • 3-4 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil

Marinade for chicken:

  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Pre-cook rice according to package instructions. Meanwhile marinade chicken in soy sauce, corn starch, salt, and black pepper.
  • In a hot wok, add avocado oil. Sauteed garlic and onions until fragrant. Next, add in sliced chicken and cook until no longer pink.
  • Add in rice and fry until the rice is steaming. Add in soy sauce, salt and black pepper and toss.
  • Make a well in the rice, add frozen veggies to cook for 30 - 60 seconds. Then mix in with rice.
  • Make another well in the rice, add pineapple to cook for 30- 60 seconds and toss in with the rice.
  • Turn heat down to low and allow the moisture from the veggies and pineapple to evaporate, about 10 minutes. Careful not to over-mix as this may soften the texture of your rice. Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 923kcalCarbohydrates: 117gProtein: 41gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 166mgSodium: 1466mgPotassium: 959mgFiber: 9gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 6007IUVitamin C: 93mgCalcium: 104mgIron: 4mg
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