Thai Pineapple Fried Rice | Pineapple Fried Rice With Thai Basil Leaves


  • 1 pineapple
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, chopped in rounds
  • 1/2 cup chicken, cut into small dice
  • 6 to 8 cooked prawns
  • 3 cups cooked cold jasmine rice
  • 2 oz roasted cashew nuts
  • 2 spring onions chopped
  • 1 tbs fish sauce
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • Thai basil leaves, few
  • mint leaves, few
  • 2 red chillies sliced, to garnish
  • 1 green chilli, sliced to garnish

       Cut the pineapple in half and remove the flesh by cutting round inside the skin. Reserve the skin shell for
serving. Heat  oil in a wok or large frying pan. Add the onion and chillies and fry for about 5 minutes until softened. Add the chicken pieces and cook until its brown on all sides. Stir in the prawns and rice, toss well and stir fry until the rice is thoroughly heated. Add the chopped pineapples, spring onions, Thai basil leaves and cashew nuts. Season with fish sauce and soy sauce. Serve the rice in pineapple skin shell.Garnish with fresh mint leaves, red and green chillies.


  1. Omg, wat a mindblowing presentation,just love this fried rice anytime.

  2. I loved fried rice! I have had this dish in a restaurant once and I have always wanted to recreate it. Your presentation is beautiful!

  3. Beautiful presentation, looks very delicious.

  4. I have never had pineapple in fried rice, but it definitely is something I do need to try. A sweet flavor would go well against the soy flavor. Also, the presentation looks fit for a king. Well done-yum!

  5. Delicious! This is definitely going on my list of things to make.

  6. wow looks just like in restaurants... Awesome!

  7. Excellent presentation and looks delicious

  8. I love pineapple fried rice! This looks wonderful.

  9. Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare & delicious!


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