Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice

A Thai special of sweet fried rice infused with strong pineapple flavours.

  • Recipe serves:3 to 4
  • Preparation Time20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time30 Minutes


  • ½ a pineapple, cut into small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon Knorr Chicken Powder Mix
  • 2 cups Basmati rice
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 100g mushrooms, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup diced carrots


  • In a medium-sized saucepan, add the pineapple with 1 cup of water and bring to boil.
  • Then add rice and the remaining 4 cups of water. Bring the mixture to boil.
  • Cover and reduce heat to simmer.
  • Then cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick wok and add the eggs. Cook without stirring until set.
  • Slide eggs out of the wok and onto a plate. Cut the egg into short, narrow strips.
  • In the same wok, heat oil and stir fry the mushrooms, soy sauce, spring onions and carrots for about 4 minutes.
  • Stir in cooked rice, Knorr Chicken Powder Mix and egg strips.
  • Heat until everything is cooked. Serve in a hollowed out pineapple.
  • Looking for Easy Recipes with Fruits? Or perhaps recipes that make good party foods? This delightful dish is a fusion of both!

    Chef’s Tip:

    Without boiling the pineapple separately you can cook it along with the rice for a better flavour.