20 Minute Easy Pineapple Fried Rice

If you’re looking to level up your fried rice game, try out this quick and easy pineapple fried rice recipe! Made with juicy succulent shrimp, sweet golden pineapple, in a delicious, savory fried rice.

Easy Pineapple Fried Rice

Servings 2 people
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins


  • 1/3 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/4 cup roasted cashews
  • 3 scallions chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion diced
  • 1 thai chili pepper sliced
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 egg whisked
  • 2 cups rice day-old and refrigerated
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce adjust to taste
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce adjust to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp curry powder preferably madras curry
  • 1/8 tbsp white pepper
  • 2 tbsp neutral oil divided

Shrimp Marinade

  • 5 oz raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper


  • Let's prepare the shrimp. In a bowl, combine shrimp, soy sauce, and white pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  • In a wok or deep pan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 minutes on each side. Remove and set aside.
  • In the same wok or pan, add the remaining tablespoon of oil. Toss in the onion, garlic and thai chili pepper. Cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Push the onion, garlic, and thai chili pepper to the side of the pan. Add in the whisked egg and mix together.
  • Toss in the rice and break it apart with a spatula. Mix the rice with the egg mixture until fully combined.
  • Season the rice with soy sauce, fish sauce, curry powder, and white pepper powder.
  • Once the rice has been well mixed, add the cashews, shrimp, pineapple, and scallions. Stir fry and mix until combined.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!


  1. Feel free to substitute the shrimp with any protein you like!
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Thai

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