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Spicy Shrimp and Pineapple Fried Rice


Fresh gulf shrimp and pineapple work great together in this dish from Mildred C. Fortner of Baldwin County. See more recipes from our archives here.

1 cup uncooked Jasmine Rice
1 20-oz can pineapple tidbits, undrained
3 green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
2 cups medium-sized fresh shrimp, unpeeled
3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon sugar


Prepare rice according to package directions and set aside. Combine pineapple and next 3 ingredients in bowl and set aside. Peel shrimp, de-vein and saute in tablespoon hot oil for 3 minutes. Remove shrimp and set aside. Heat remaining oil in skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and saute 2-3 minutes until golden brown.

Stir in rice, soy sauce, and sugar. Cook, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated. Fold in pineapple mixture and shrimp. Combine until thoroughly heated.

Makes 4 servings.