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Monday, December 7, 2015

THAI PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

Fried rice is a tasty and delicious dish using cooked rice with a variety of ingredients like vegetables, meat, seafood and eggs.  It is easy to make and absolutely delicious and can be served as lunch or dinner.
This Thai version fried rice is easy to prepare and acceptable with many people.  A little spicy with the chilli flakes and extra heat comes from the small chillies.  The pineapples are soft and sweet, blends well with the savoury taste of fish sauce.

Overall, it is appetisingly good and delicious especially aromatic with the use of sesame seed oil and toasted belacan.
Ingredients
[serves 2]
3 cups cooked cooled rice [from about 1 cup uncooked rice]
2 eggs 
3 tbsp oil
1 tbsp sesame oil
75 gm chicken fillet – diced
75 gm prawns – diced
150 gm ripe pineapple - diced
1 tbsp chilli flakes or powder [add more if you like it more spicy]
1 tbsp chopped chilli padi
1 tbsp toasted shrimp paste [belacan]
Seasoning [combined]
2 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp toasted belacan
1/4 tsp pepper
dash of msg
Garnishing – some chopped spring onions
  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick wok, pour in eggs and scramble until almost cooked. Dish up.
  2. Reheat wok with 2 tbsp oil and sesame oil, fry prawns and chicken for a minute.
  3. Add in rice, chilli flakes and mix well.  Add in pineapples and toss well to combine ingredients.
  4. Add in seasoning and chilli padi, cook over medium low heat and toss well to combine. Return scrambled eggs  to wok and fry until rice is light.
  5. Dish up to serve, garnish with spring onions.

4 comments:

Jasline @ Foodie Baker said...

I love pineapple fried rice, it's so easy, versatile and so delicious!

Phong Hong said...

Kimmy, I lau nuar already looking at your Thai Pineapple Fried Rice! The spicier the better :)

Kimmy said...

Hi Jasline, I used local pineapple to fry the rice. It was so sweet, juicy and mellows the spicy chilli taste. Agree with you that it is delicious.

Kimmy said...

Hi Phong Hong, you are right, the spicier the better. I would have added more chilli flakes if the fried rice is only for myself. The young girl in my house is 'scary' over chilli, so I have to add more chopped chilli padi to my plate.

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