This shrimp fried rice is very easy to prepare at home and offers the perfect blend of sweet and savory. Jasmine rice is stir-fried with shrimp, ham, veggies, and pineapple for an easy-to-prepare Asian-inspired meal. Pineapple chunks add a tropical touch to fried rice, while shrimp and vegetables make this favorite dish a restaurant-quality meal that everyone will love.
This recipe is packed with the combined health benefits of pineapple and coconut oil. Pineapple is rich in nutrients and contains antioxidants that fight diseases, while coconut oil increases good cholesterol and helps to control heart disease and hypertension as well as digestion. Indeed, a perfect combo for a healthy meal.
This fried rice recipe is so delicious and easy to prepare. It can be served either as a garnish or full course meal and is a great addition to any dinner or snack. A dish served on a pretty platter or in a carved-out pineapple for a beautiful presentation. It’s a real crowd-pleaser and is sure to be a hit at your table. So, if you want to try this hearty and healthy recipe, here’s how to prepare it.
Shrimp Fried Rice With Pineapple And Coconut Oil
4 cups cooked jasmine rice
1/2 cup uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup diced ham
1 1/2 cups diced pineapple
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 medium onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 small carrot, diced
1 small tomato, diced
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon soy sauce
salt and ground black pepper to taste
- Melt coconut oil over medium-high heat in a large frying pan. Add onion, garlic, and carrot; stir-fry until tender, about 3 minutes. Add shrimp and ham; stir-fry until shrimp are almost cooked through, about 2 minutes. Add rice and soy sauce and continue cooking and stir for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper and remove from heat.
- Stir pineapple, tomato, and green onions into fried rice mixture until thoroughly combined.
Per Serving: 569 calories; 6.8 g fat; 112 g carbohydrates; 13.3 g protein; 22 mg cholesterol; 348 mg sodium.