Thai fried prawn & pineapple rice

Thai fried prawn & pineapple rice

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(17 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4

This quick, low calorie supper is perfect for a busy weeknight. Cook your rice in advance to get ahead - run it under cold water to chill quickly, then freeze in a food bag for up to one month

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal311
  • fat10g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs32g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre6g
  • protein21g
  • salt2.9g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • bunch spring onions, greens and whites separated, both sliced
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped into small chunks
  • 140g pineapple, chopped into bite-sized chunks
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  • 3 tbsp Thai green curry paste
  • 4 tsp light soy sauce, plus extra to serve
  • 300g cooked basmati rice (brown, white or a mix - about 140g uncooked rice)
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 140g frozen peas
  • 225g can bamboo shoots, drained
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  • 250g frozen prawns, cooked or raw
    Prawn

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  • 2-3 limes, 1 juiced, the rest cut into wedges to serve
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  • handful coriander leaves (optional)

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or non-stick frying pan and fry the spring onion whites for 2 mins until softened. Stir in the pepper for 1 min, followed by the pineapple for 1 min more, then stir in the green curry paste and soy sauce.

  2. Add the rice, stir-frying until piping hot, then push the rice to one side of the pan and scramble the eggs on the other side. Stir the peas, bamboo shoots and prawns into the rice and eggs, then heat through for 2 mins until the prawns are hot and the peas tender. Finally, stir in the spring onion greens, lime juice and coriander, if using. Spoon into bowls and serve with extra lime wedges and soy sauce.

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Sb329
6th Sep, 2017
5.05
Loved it...one of those recipes where you can pretty much chuck everything in as you chop it, no waiting around! I rechecked the ingredients as I didn't believe such a hearty meal was just 311 calories...I was right, my calculations put it at 312! :) Mine turned nicely, not at all sloppy.
captahab
20th Aug, 2017
0.05
I always follow a new recipe to the letter. This one turned out, for me, more like a Rissoto, it was, and looked like a sloppy mess and the timing was a joke. Think about it: Chopping a slicing the Spring Onions, preparing the fresh Pineapple, cutting up the Green Pepper, the rice alone takes 20mins before dolloping it all into the Wok and mixing it up into a most unattractive mess.
Sb329
6th Sep, 2017
5.05
Captahab...suspect you overcooked the rice as it should already be cooked (and a nice texture) before you start stir-frying...and 20 minutes is quite long for rice. Mine turned nicely, not at all sloppy.
pinkparasol
12th Jun, 2017
5.05
Easy to make and absolutely delicious.
JFoz
31st Jan, 2017
5.05
This is delicious. I didn't have a green pepper so I swapped it for a leek.
eh2103
7th Jan, 2017
5.05
Delicious! Made with brown rice and it was lovely. Only swap I made is changing sunflower oil for coconut oil.
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Tululah
5th Jul, 2017
5.05
Really tasty, but if you're like me and a bit of a spice wimp I'd suggest adding coconut milk to taste.