Out-of-this-World Pineapple Fried Rice
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Out-of-this-World Pineapple Fried Rice

Holy cow! You are going to love this Out-of-this-World Pineapple Fried Rice that is easy to make, delicious, and chocked full of healthy ingredients.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword comfort food, lunch, rice, salad, side dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Beth Gorden


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium Serrano Chile, sliced into rings (remove seeds for less heat)
  • 4 cups brown rice, cooked
  • 16 ounce can pineapple¬†chunks, drained
  • 1 cup peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce, low-sodium
  • 1/3 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons ginger
  • 2 teaspoons arrowroot powder (optional to help thicken)


  • Heat coconut oil in large skillet over high heat. Add onion, garlic, and chile and stir fry for 4 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons water and add pineapple, peas, rice, and cashews and cook over medium heat until heated thoroughly; about 4 minutes. Meanwhile, mix together the sauce and pour over rice and continue cooking until heated thoroughly. Serve warm or leftover in kids lunches cold.