Vegan Pineapple Fried Rice (Gluten-Free)


Are you looking to order some take-out tonight? Well, put that phone down because this homemade Pineapple Fried Rice is much healthier, tastier & uber-easy to make. #pineapplefriedrice #veganfood #plantbased #friedrice #veganhuggs

Are you looking to order some take-out tonight? Well, put that phone down because this homemade Pineapple Fried Rice is much healthier, tastier & uber-easy to make. #pineapplefriedrice #veganfood #plantbased #friedrice #veganhuggs

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil (or preferred cooking oil)
  • 1 small red onion , diced
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 1 cup carrots , peeled & diced (or matchstick)
  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple chunks , fresh or canned
  • 3 cups cooked rice , chilled for 6-8 hours if possible
  • 1/2 cup green onion , sliced + more for topping
  • 3 tablespoons gluten-free tamari , low sodium (sub soy sauce)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas , thawed
  • Optional toppings
  • 1/2 cup roasted cashews
  • 1/4 cup cilantro , chopped
  • US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Whisk the tamari and curry powder together. Set aside. 
  2. Heat coconut oil in a large pan or wok over medium heat. Add onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes, until softened. 
  3. Now add the garlic, ginger, red chili pepper flakes and carrots. Sauté 7-9 minutes or until carrots are tender. (* if veggies start to stick, you can add a splash of vegetable broth to deglaze)