Pineapple-Chicken Fried Rice

With only a handful of ingredients, this microwaved fried rice recipe with pineapple and rotisserie chicken is both fast and flavorful.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 2 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 2 mins
Servings
SERVES 1
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Garlic & Olive Oil Jasmine Rice
  • 1/4 cup rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1/4 cup pineapple, diced
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced

Instructions

  • This tangy Pineapple-Chicken Fried Rice is the perfect lunch or dinner. All you need for this convenient dish are a few simple ingredients: rotisserie chicken, diced pineapple, soy sauce, green onion and Minute® Ready to Serve Garlic & Olive Oil Jasmine Rice.

    Step 1

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, stir together rice, chicken, pineapple and soy sauce.

    Step 2

  • Microwave on HIGH, stirring halfway through, for 90 seconds or until rice and chicken are heated through.

    Step 3

  • To serve, sprinkle with sliced green onions.

    Recipe Tips

    Use fresh or canned pineapple tidbits, drained; transfer any leftover pineapple to an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

    For a Gluten Free version, substitute wheat-free tamari sauce for soy sauce.

    If desired, add frozen peas or a medley of frozen vegetables, adjusting microwave time as needed.

Sweet and Savory Goodness

No matter whether you like pineapple on pizza or not, there is absolutely no debate that this simple pineapple and chicken fried rice is delicious. Sweet and tangy pineapple, savory rotisserie chicken, garlicky jasmine rice and salty soy sauce make for a well-balanced combination.

Once you try it, you’ll be craving this flavor-packed meal on a weekly basis! This is a great meal for one when you have a busy week or need a quick and delicious dinner. Want more just like it? Take a look at these perfectly portioned meals for one.

Microwave Fried Rice

If you’re a takeout lover, you might be familiar with the many varieties of fried rice there are. But, did you know you can also make it in the microwave? Yes, it’s true and we’ve got a few recipes you need to try! With a few ingredients and Sriracha hot sauce, try this Microwave Egg Fried Rice for a dish with a kick. With frozen veggies and an egg, this classic Microwave Fried Rice uses ginger, soy sauce and sesame oil for added flavor.

The beauty of fried rice is that it’s entirely customizable to your preferences if you’re tight on time or depending on what you might have in your kitchen. By simply changing a couple of ingredients, you can indulge in many varieties of fried rice. Simply swap any of the vegetables with others of your choice. You can even add different types of protein sources — pre-cooked shrimp, beef or even tofu. Just make sure you dress your fried rice with some rich and tangy soy sauce, and maybe some sesame oil, for the complete Asian experience.