Pineapple Fried Rice
  • 1 cup brown rice (cooked according to package directions)
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 1½ TBS sesame oil
  • ¼ red pepper flakes (or to taste)
  • 1 medium yellow onion (chopped)
  • ½ large pineapple (cut into small cubes)
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic (crushed)
  • ½ large red bell pepper (chopped small)
  • ½-1 cup carrot (julienned)
  • 1" piece fresh ginger (grated or finely minced. I used my microplane zester)
  • 1 TBS soy sauce
  • 1 TBS apple cider vinegar (or rice vinegar)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  1. Cook rice according to package directions and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in large sauté pan over med heat.
  3. Saute onions for a couple minutes, add red pepper flakes.
  4. Add in garlic, ginger, bell pepper, and carrots, cook for approx 3 minutes until veggies just start to get tender.
  5. Add pineapple and sesame oil, cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in cooked rice and soy sauce, and cook quickly over high heat for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Serve, topped with fresh cilantro.
Recipe by Joy In Every Season at