Classic Pineapple Fried Rice with Tofu Recipe Video

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings2
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientHealthy,

Ingredients

 Rice3 Cup (48 tbs), cold, cooked (1 cup of uncooked rice will yield 3 cups of cooked rice)
 Green onions2 Tablespoon, chopped (for optional garnish)
 Lime wedges4 Medium (for optional garnish)
 Black pepper1 Teaspoon, freshly ground
 Tamari2 Tablespoon
 Peas1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), frozen
 Fresh pineapple chunks1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Ginger1 Tablespoon, minced
 Carrot1 Medium, diced
 Shallot1 Large, diced (about ΒΌ cup)
 Eggs2 Medium, beaten (omit for vegan version)
 Firm tofu8 Ounce, rinsed, patted dry with a paper towel and cut into 1 inch chunks
 Peanut oil3 Tablespoon
 Red chili sauce2 Tablespoon (for optional garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1538 Calories from Fat 329

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g57.8%

Saturated Fat 7 g35.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 186.1 mg

Sodium 1149.3 mg47.9%

Total Carbohydrates 258 g86%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 17.2 g

Protein 41 g82.1%

Vitamin A 128.4% Vitamin C 147.3%

Calcium 38.8% Iron 39.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. Cook rice according to package directions and then chill.
2. In wok or large skillet heat 2 tablespoons oil on high heat.
3. Add tofu, brown on all sides, using tongs to turn and remove from wok.
4. Add eggs to wok, scramble until cooked and remove them.
5. Add remaining tablespoon oil to wok along with shallot, carrot, ginger and garlic.
6. Stir-fry veggies for 2 minutes maintaining heat high and keeping veggies moving around the wok.
7. Add rice and stir-fry another 2 to 3 minutes, pressing rice into the wok to brown.
8. Return tofu and eggs to wok, along with pineapple and peas.
9. Stir-fry another minute, then drizzle with tamari and a generous dose of freshly ground black pepper.

SERVING
10. Remove fried rice from heat and serve on a large serving platter with your choice of garnishes.
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