This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StirUpTheFun #CollectiveBias
Mondays yuck, am I right? We find ourselves ordering out on Monday more than any other night. But this Pineapple fried rice along with your favorite protein is better than takeout. So grab your sous chef cute kid and make this easy fun recipe! All of these ingredients can be found at your local WalMart. Minute Rice®, Kikkoman® Traditionally Brewed Soy Sauce and the Dole® Pineapple chunks are amazing pantry staples that can make an amazing quick fun meal. Pantry staples save the day often at our house, (and save you some money too).
Minute Rice in White, Brown or Multi-grain is such a good pantry staple for busy weeknights, it cooks in under 10 minutes. We typically go for the brown because of the rich nutty flavor and whole grain nutrition.
The health benefits of brown rice are numerous. Brown rice is great for your cardiovascular system, digestive system, brain and nervous system – basically all of the systems. It is full of powerful antioxidants which can help with so many things – hypertension, unhealthy levels of cholesterol, stress, mental depression and skin disorders. Studies have also shown that it has anti-depressant properties.
Kikkoman Traditionally Brewed Soy Sauce is a major flavor enhancer and brings out the “umami” taste, and also helps balance and round out flavors.
Soy sauce is low in calories with only 8 calories/tablespoon, so you can flavor your foods beautifully and not worry about your waistline.
Dole Pineapple are naturally fat-free, naturally cholesterol free, naturally very low in sodium and rich in vitamin C. Dole Pineapples add an extra freshness factor to your dishes.
Pineapple is full of nutrients including potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, beta-carotene, thiamin, B6, and folate, as well as soluble and insoluble fiber. You should add it to all of your meals!
Serve with grilled chicken or tofu for an easy amazing nutritious dinner!
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 eggs
- 1 can Dole® Pineapple Chunks in 100% Pineapple Juice
- 1 large red bell pepper, diced
- ¾ cup chopped green onions (about ½ bunch)
- 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
- 2 cups cooked and chilled Minute® Rice Brown Rice (leftover is fine)
- 2 tablespoons Kikkoman® "Traditionally brewed" Soy Sauce
- 1 to 2 teaspoons Sriracha
- 1 small lime, halved
- Salt, to taste
- Handful of fresh cilantro leaves, torn into little pieces, for garnishing
- 1. Separate the Dole Pineapple Chunks from the juice, combine two tablespoons of the juice with Sriracha and the Kikkoman Traditionally brewed Soy Sauce. Set to the side.
- 2. Add one teaspoon oil to a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Pour in the eggs and cook, stirring frequently, until the eggs are scrambled and lightly set, about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Transfer the eggs to the empty dish.
- 2. Add 1 tablespoon oil to the pan and add the pineapple, green onion and red pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until the Dole pineapple is caramelized on the edges, about 3 to 5 minutes. Then add the garlic. Cook about 30 seconds.
- 3. Pull the pineapple and vegetables to the sides of the frying pan and put the cooked Minute Brown Rice in the middle. Cook until rice is hot, then combine veggies, Dole Pineapple and Minute Brown rice. Add back the egg.
- 4. Add the Dole Pineapple Juice, Kikkoman Soy Sauce, and Sriracha Mix and stir. Top with Cilantro, Crushed peanuts, lime wedges or extra Sriracha. Optional - The sauce is amazing on grilled chicken or tofu as well.
All of these ingredients can be found at your local Walmart in the grocery department.