Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Pineapple Chicken Fried Rice




Pineapple Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken fried rice is a family favorite and a perfect Sunday meal. Add pineapple to your regular chicken or shrimp fried rice to make a more interesting. Pineapple and chicken fried rice is sweet and savory  rice busting with flavor of caramelized pineapple. You can make it vegetarian or add chicken/ shrimp/eggs.

Ingredients
Cooked rice- 3 cups
Chicken -1/2 lb
Pineapple cubes- 1 cup
Celery chopped- 1/2 cup
Spring onions-1/2 cup
Bell pepper chopped- 1/2 cup
(or vegetables of your choice)
Garlic- 3 pods
Turmeric powder- 1/8 tsp
(or half tsp curry powder)
Red chilly flakes- 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/8 tsp

Soya sauce- 1 tbs
Oyster sauce- 1/2 tsp
Fish sauce- 1/2 tsp
Sugar- 1 tsp
Sesame oil-2 tbs
Roasted peanuts- 2 tbs


Cut chicken into small pieces. Marinate for half an hour with soya sauce,chopped garlic and red chilly flakes.
Roast peanuts and keep aside.
Heat sesame oil in a pan and add the marinated chicken and stir fry in high for  five minutes or until the chicken changes color to light brown. Drain and keep aside.
In the same pan add cubed pineapples and sugar,stir fry for three to four minutes till it is slightly caramelized. Now add the white part of the spring onion, chopped bell pepper,chopped celery,turmeric and stir fry for a minute. Add cooked rice (preferably cooked overnight) fried chicken, oyster sauce,fish sauce and white pepper powder and toss well. Finally add chopped spring onions and roasted peanuts.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!

13 comments:

  1. looks so tempting , with turmeric , soya is hidden in color.

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  2. nice combination of pineapple and chicken.. Lovely rice.

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  3. Fired rice looks super delicious dear.

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  4. I so totally agree that adding pineapple to a chicken dish instantly lifts it up. Really love this combination and your rice looks very good.

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  5. Addipoli pineapple rice love this really a wholesome meal.

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  6. looks yum suja,...just like how v get in thai restaurant !!!

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  7. Love this delicious and lovely combo, inviting and tempting fried rice....

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  8. wow..this rice looks too good Suja. I love variety rice and this sure would have tasted yumm..nice clicks

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  9. please pass on that bowl, I would love to have it right away...

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  10. Am ready to finish that whole bowl rite now, fried rice is just inviting me.

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  11. wow..perfect one pot meal,looks delicious !!
    Happy to visit your space after a long time :)

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