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Hawaiian Fried Rice Recipe for Two

Hawaiian Fried Rice

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 bell pepper with a sweet and tangy sauce.

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Try it with this Peach Sangria or these Brownies with Raspberry Sauce.

How to make Hawaiian Fried Rice:

Cook the rice according to the package directions.

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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. Click for a whisk.

soy sauce mixture whisked in a bowl

Dice the onion and bell pepper.

diced green pepper and diced onion on a cutting board with a knife

Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan.  Click for a wok or for a non-stick frying pan.

Add the diced onion and bell pepper and cook on medium heat, stirring often for about 5 minutes.

green pepper and onion cooking in a pan

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

ham, pineapple, green pepper, and onion cooking in a pan

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

ham, pineapple, green pepper, rice and onion cooking in a pan

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

ham and pineapple fried rice cooking in a pan

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

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

Hawaiian fried rice and scrambled egg cooking in a pan

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

Hawaiian fried rice cooking in a pan

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

Hawaiian Fried Rice Recipe for Two

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Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two

Hawaiian Fried Rice for Two

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.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

For the Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 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
  • 1/2 bell pepper
  • 8 oz. diced ham chunks
  • 8 oz. can pineapple chunks in juice (drain and reserve juice for sauce)
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 egg
  • Fresh chopped chives for garnish

Instructions

  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions.
  2. In a bowl add soy sauce, garlic salt (or minced garlic), cider vinegar, brown sugar, and pineapple juice. Whisk together until combined and set aside. Click for a whisk.
  3. Dice the onion and bell pepper.
  4. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan. Click for a wok or for a non-stick frying pan.
  5. Add the diced onion and bell pepper and cook on medium heat, stirring often for about 5 minutes. 
  6. Add in diced ham and pineapple chunks and cook for 3 more minutes.
  7. Add in cooked rice and stir everything together until combined.
  8. Pour in the soy sauce mixture, mix well and stir occasionally while cooking for another 5 minutes.
  9. Move all the rice mixture over to one side of the pan and crack the egg onto the empty side. Stir the egg with a spatula to scramble it without mixing in the other ingredients.
  10. After the egg is scrambled and cooked through, mix it together with the rice mixture. Serve garnished with chopped fresh chives if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 740 Saturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 142mg Sodium: 2586mg Carbohydrates: 121g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 40g Protein: 32g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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