Fried Rice with Pineapple and Shrimp.
Gorgeous and delicious! Set out all your ingredients next to the
stove when you are ready to cook, and you will fly through this
recipe. Thai people love to squeeze fresh lime juice onto fried
rice just before they eat it. Either way, it’s a wonderful dish.
cups cooked rice (preferably leftover rice, chilled)
tablespoons vegetable oil
tablespoons coarsely chopped garlic
cup chopped onion
pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
tablespoons fish sauce, or 1 teaspoon salt
can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained, or 1 cup chopped
fresh pineapple, or pineapple chunks
green onions, thinly sliced, or 1/2 cup frozen peas
Prepare the rice by crumbling it with your fingers, breaking up
the bigger clumps, and set aside in a bowl.
wok or large, deep skillet over high heat. Add the oil, and then
the garlic and onions and toss well until shiny and fragrant,
about 1 minute. Add the shrimp and cook tossing now and then until
the onion begins to wilt and the shrimp are pink and cooked
through,2 to 3 minutes.
the rice, fish sauce or salt, and sugar, and toss well. Add the
pineapple and green onions or peas and coo, tossing often, about 2
minutes longer, until rice is tender and heated through. Turn the
rice out onto a platter and serve hot or warm.