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Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two

March 17, 2017
Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two with ham and pineapple

I love fried rice and this Hawaiian Fried rice is a refreshing take on the traditional fried rice we are used to. It has chunks of ham, pineapple, onion, and red bell pepper with a sweet and tangy sauce.

 

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - zonacooks

In a bowl add the soy sauce, garlic salt (or 1 clove of minced fresh garlic), cider vinegar, brown sugar, and pineapple juice. Whisk together until combined and set aside.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - zonacooks

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Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan.  Add the diced onion and red bell pepper and cook on medium heat, stirring often for about 5 minutes.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - zonacooks

Now add in the diced ham and pineapple chunks and cook for 3 more minutes.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - zonacooks

Add in the cooked rice and stir everything together until combined.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - zonacooks

Pour in the soy sauce mixture, mix well and stir occasionally while cooking for another 5 minutes.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - zonacooks

Move all the rice mixture over to one side of the pan and crack the egg onto the empty side.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - zonacooks

Stir the egg with a spatula to scramble it without mixing in the other ingredients.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - zonacooks

After the egg is scrambled and cooked through, mix it together with the rice mixture.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - zonacooks

Divide the rice mixture between two large dinner bowls and top with chopped chives.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - Hawaiian Fried rice is a refreshing take on the traditional fried rice we are used to. It has chunks of ham, pineapple, onion, and red bell pepper with a sweet and tangy sauce.

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two - sweet and savory
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Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
I love fried rice and this Hawaiian Fried rice is a refreshing take on the traditional fried rice we are used to. It has chunks of ham, pineapple, onion, and red bell pepper with a sweet and tangy sauce.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Hawaiian
Servings: 2
Calories: 512.2 kcal
Ingredients
Sauce
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt (or 1 diced garlic clove)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice (reserved from the canned pineapple)
For the Rice
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup cooked ham chunks diced into 1 inch pieces
  • 8 ounce can pineapple chunks in juice (drain and reserve juice for sauce)
  • 2 cups cooked and cooled white rice
  • 1 egg
  • Dried chopped chives for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a bowl add the soy sauce, garlic salt (or 1 clove of minced fresh garlic), cider vinegar, brown sugar, and pineapple juice. Whisk together until combined and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan. Add the diced onion and red bell pepper and cook on medium heat, stirring often for about 5 minutes.
  3. Now add in the diced ham and pineapple chunks and cook for 3 more minutes.
  4. Add in the cooked rice and stir everything together until combined.
  5. Pour in the soy sauce mixture, mix well and stir occasionally while cooking for another 5 minutes.
  6. Move all the rice mixture over to one side of the pan and crack the egg onto the empty side.
  7. Stir the egg with a spatula to scramble it without mixing in the other ingredients.
  8. After the egg is scrambled and cooked through, mix it together with the rice mixture.
  9. Divide the rice mixture between two large dinner bowls and top with chopped chives.

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