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Fried Rice with Chicken and Pineapple Recipe

Fried Rice with Chicken and Pineapple Recipe

Fried Rice with Chicken and Pineapple Recipe

Ingredients :

    • Chicken – 120 g, diced
    • Salt – 1 tsp
    • Ground white pepper – 3/4 tsp
    • Cooking oil – 2 Tbsp
    • Garlic – 1 clove, peeled and minced
    • Shallots – 2, peeled and sliced
    • Cooked rice – 360 g, preferably 1 day old, loosened
    • Ham – 2 slices, cut into strips
    • Carrot – 60 g, diced and parboiled
    • Frozen green peas – 1 Tbsp, defrosted
    • Fresh or canned pineapple – 90 g, diced
    • Light soy sauce – 1 Tbsp
    • Red chilli – 1, chopped
    • Spring onion (scallion) – 1, chopped
    • Coriander (cilantro) leaves – 1 sprig, chopped

Method :

    1. Marinate chicken with half the salt and a pinch of pepper for 15 minutes.
    2. Heat oil in a wok until hot and lightly brown garlic and shallots. Add chicken and stir-fry until meat changes colour.
    3. Put in rice and toss briefl y, breaking up any lumps. Add ham, carrot, green peas and pineapple and mix well.
    4. Put in 1 tsp light soy sauce, remaining salt and pepper and stir-fry again for 1–2 minutes. Sprinkle in chopped chilli, spring onion and coriander leaves. Serve hot with a curry dish, if preferred.

Preparation time : 20 minutes
Cooking time : 15 minutes
Serves 2