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Pineapple rice

Pineapple rice

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Mixing fruit and savoury is not to everyone's taste but this quick side is certainly worth taking a gamble on

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories253
  • fat4g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs55g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre2g
  • protein4g
  • salt2.74g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 shallots, chopped

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tsp mild curry powder
  • 600g cold cooked rice (basmati or jasmine would work best)
  • 300g/11oz fresh pineapple chunks, cut into smaller pieces, reserving any juice

    Pineapple

    pine-ap-pel

    With its tuft of spiky, dusty green leaves and cross-hatched, golden orange skin, the pineapple…

  • 4 tbsp soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • pinch sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • finely sliced spring onion and chopped coriander

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan. Sizzle the shallots until tinged then add the garlic and stir-fry for 1 min. Then add the curry powder and rice, and stir-fry to separate the grains. Add the pineapple chunks and juice and season with the soy and sugar. Stir through the spring onions and coriander.

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Comments (4)

lizleicester's picture
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Used fresh pineapple which was lovely. The rice was delicious but I think I should have cooked it slightly less because it was a bit sticky.

emmapr's picture
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I made this to go with the sticky lime chicken recipe on GF. I think the rice was the best part of the meal, absolutely delicious. I didn't have mild curry powder so made my my own with ground spices (ginger, coriander, cumin, black onion seeds, chilli powder - all 1/4 teaspoon and then 1.5 teaspoons of Garam Masala). Will definitely be making again.

liz4757's picture
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The family really loved this rice. Well worth trying for a change.

bluemuma1's picture
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Just made this for dinner, it was lovely would definately make again although i did add an extra bit of curry powder, pineapple gives it fantastic sweetness. xx

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Hams's picture

Made this for my wife and I. Pineapple gives a lovely sweetness. Next time I will try 2 tsp of curry powder as I felt sweetness of the pineapple overpowered the warmth of the curry and coriander. Will use more coriander too.

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