Island-Style Fried Rice

Our Island-Style Fried Rice is made with sweet pineapple morsels, ham and sugar snap peas. Seasoned with soy sauce and sesame oil, it also stays true to classic fried rice.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Servings SERVES 3-4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins


  • 1 Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice Family Bowl
  • 2 cups cubed, cooked ham
  • 2 cups fresh or canned pineapple chunks, drained, if canned
  • 1 cup cooked sugar snap peas or green peas
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro


  • Cook Island-style tonight! Try this rice recipe including both sweet and savory ingredients to jazz up your weeknight dinner.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine ham, pineapple, snap peas, sesame oil and soy sauce in a medium, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.

    Step 3

  • Stir in rice. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and chopped cilantro.

Sweet and Savory Fried Rice

If you love sweet pineapple mixed with just about anything salty, this recipe is 100% for you. Aside from that, it’s also an incredibly-fast recipe, made for those who have a busy schedule but don’t want to skimp on taste. We’re talking all the umami flavors you adore, in record time.

When it comes to the ingredients, this fried rice would be nothing without sweet pineapple. Additionally, you’ll enjoy crunchy sugar snap peas or green peas, along with savory bites of diced ham — all seasoned with just the right amount of soy sauce. In addition, two tablespoons of sesame oil help add depth, along with a tasty, nutty flavor.

This recipe isn’t just tasty, it’s probably the easiest fried rice you’ll ever make! Why’s that? Well, it’s ready in just 5 minutes and only requires a microwave. Once you see how easy it is, you’ll want to try more microwavable recipes. Next, you might even want to try out a dessert made in the microwave, like this Easy Rice Pudding.

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