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Spicy Shrimp and Pineapple Fried Rice

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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.

Ingredients:
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

Directions

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.